Little Steven Defends Mike Pence

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Steve Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street band has taken to Twitter to condemn the cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton for the recent statement they made to VP-elect Mike Pence during a recent show that Pence attended.

Read Miami Steve’s Twitter account here.

The tweets were covered by the Asbury Park Press.  Here is a taste of that article:

Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band, one who is not shy about making pointed political statements, feels the cast of Hamilton: An American Musical bullied Vice President-elect Mike Pencewhen a cast member addressed Pence from the stage at Friday night’s performance.

“It was the most respectful, benign form of bullying ever. But bullying nonetheless. And by the way, human rights must be won, not asked for,” said Van Zandt in a series of tweets on Saturday. “When artists perform the venue becomes your home. The audience are your guests. It’s taking unfair advantage of someone who thought they were a protected guest in your home.”

Read the entire article here.