@oh_kee_dono said:You lost me at Obama. Seriously. I stopped reading. Politics do not belong in a music review.
Pffft...sounds like some trump supporters getting a wee bit defensive.
Seriously, it's one sentence in a whole review. I have a hard time imagining someone other than a trumper being offended by a passing reference to the good years of Obama. And if you're truly a-political...again, its one sentence in an entire review. You're overreacting.
There is no escaping politics. Phish are kind enough (to the cons) to leave most of it off the stage, but it would be a strange form of self-imposed ignorance to forget that the band/vast majority of fans are liberal--and that liberal culture/ideologies/ways of living are currently under daily threat from the right.
We don't have the luxury of wishful escapism (i.e. i just go to a concert to forget about the world, man) any longer. I wish we did. But we don't.
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