Bob Dylan Endorses Barack Obama's "Redefining...Politics"

It reads like just like an endorsement, it sounds just like an endorsement - from the Star Tribune...
An endorsement? Bob Dylan sizes up Obama in rare interview
Bob Dylan is offering his take on the 2008 presidential elections.

The 67-year-old Minnesota native whose songs of the '60s gave inspiration to a generation amid social tumult, said in an interview with the Times of London published this week that presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama "is redefining the nature of politics from the ground up."

Dylan said Obama's place on the national stage comes as "America is in a state of upheaval. Poverty is demoralizing. You can't expect people to have the virtue of purity when they are poor."

Dylan said he's "hopeful that things might change. Some things are going to have to."


1 comment:

John D. Enright said...

How much do you know about Dylan? You do know, for instance, that he supported Goldwater over LBJ for the Presidency? Or that he converted to fundamentalist Christianity and afterwards publicly decried homosexuality as sinful? He doesn't believe in global warming, and he doesn't believe that government should have a predominant role in solving people's personal problems.

Now, what did he say about BO that appears to be an endorsement? It looks to me that he said he someone new and is having an impact. Shoot, I'd probably agree with that, but I still won't vote for BO.