In November 2015, Larry David earned $5,000 by shouting “Trump is a racist” on “Saturday Night Live.” After the comedian explained his payday motivation, Trump replied: “As a businessman, I can fully respect that.”
Some critics are aghast at the thought of a protest song not being free. But Trump would approve.
Rolling Stone noted that the song — “That’s What Makes Us Great” — calls Trump a con man.
“Don’t tell me a lie/And sell it as a fact/I’ve been down that road before/And I ain’t going back,” the song goes. “And don’t you brag to me/That you never read a book/I never put my faith/In a con man and his crooks.”
“In an interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Grushecky said he’d already written the song before initiating the collaboration,” Rolling Stone said.
“I said, ‘What do you think about singing on it?’ He gave it the Bruce treatment,” said Grushecky, formerly with the Iron City Houserockers.
Grushecky said Trump “lost [him] the moment he started making fun of special needs people,” referring to an infamous speech where the Republican appeared to mimic a disabled reporter. “How could a person like that be president of the United States?”
Fans of the White House boss didn’t approve of the other Boss:
Springsteen made millions singing about the hardworking American. Now he insults them for supporting Trump. Celebrities never learn.
— Angela.Kay (@DeepSouthProud) April 20, 2017
— Alisa Apps (@AlisaApps) April 20, 2017
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