Springsteen says Trump is headed for second term, says Democrats don’t speak same language


Bruce Springsteen, the famous liberal rocker, believes that President Trump is headed for a second term at the White House.

In a Sunday interview with the British newspaper The Sunday Times, the 69-year-old singer-songwriter said he hasn’t seen a democratic contender who could effectively win over blue-collar voters by speaking Trump’s language.

“I don’t see anyone out there at the moment … the man who can beat Trump, or the woman who can beat Trump,” Spring told the paper. “You need someone who can speak some of the same language [as Trump] … and the Democrats don’t have an obvious, effective presidential candidate.”

Springsteen expressed his disappointment that there wasn’t a stronger “blue wave” during the November midterms.

“I’d like to have seen a much more full-throated [rejection] of the past two years,” he said. “The country is very divided right now — there are a lot of people drinking the snake oil. So it’s a very difficult time here in the States.”

Springsteen’s comments come less than a week after an interview with Esquire in which he called the president a “deeply damaged at his core” and “dangerous.”

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