Bruce Springsteen Hits the Campaign Trail for Obama with Bill Clinton

PHOTO CREDIT: Times photographer, Peter Nicholls

Bruce Springsteen recently hit the campaign trail for President Obama in Ohio and Iowa.

In Parma, Ohio, Springsteen was joined by former President Bill Clinton and played six songs for a crowd of 3,000, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The singer recently penned an open letter about why he supports the president.

“This presidential election is different than the last one because President Obama has a four year record to run on. Last time around, he carried with him a tremendous amount of hope and expectations. Unfortunately, due to the economic chaos the previous administration left him with, and the extraordinary intensity of the opposition, it turned into a really rough ride. But through grit, determination, and focus, the President has been able to do a great many things that many of us deeply support….

…Right now, we need a President who has a vision that includes all of our citizens, not just some, whether they are our devastated poor, our pressured middle class, and yes, the wealthy too; whether they are male or female, black, white, brown, or yellow, straight or gay, civilian or military…

…Right now, there is a choice going on in America, and I’m happy that we live in a country where we all participate in that process. For me, President Obama is our best choice because he has a vision of the United States as a place where we are all in this together. We’re still living through very hard times but justice, equality and real freedom are not always a tide rushing in. They are more often a slow march, inch by inch, day after long day. I believe President Obama feels these days in his bones and has the strength to live them with us and to lead us to a country ‘…where no one crowds you and no one goes it alone.'”

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One response to “Bruce Springsteen Hits the Campaign Trail for Obama with Bill Clinton

  1. Pingback: Bruce Springsteen Impersonates Obama at Rally | Political Hollywood

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