The White House’s invitation to hip-hop artist Common for a “Celebration of American Poetry” event Wednesday evening has angered conservatives who have worked themselves into a frenzy about the intellectual rapper’s lyrics.
Unitarian Universalist minister Jeffrey Symynkywicz is quite the Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, apparently. The Boston fan has studied Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics as though they were Scripture, and the end result is Symynkywicz’s new book—wait for it—“The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen.”
In this “Colbert Report” clip, Stephen Colbert gives Bruce Springsteen a televised talking-to about The Boss’ recent lefty-leaning lyrics, beckoning Bruce to his show, and drinks himself under the table with the help of a cold Miller Lite. Or was that a Coors Light?