Springsteen Greets Rare Poverty Report From Asbury Park

Bruce Springsteen occasionally writes a letter to the editor of his local paper, the Asbury Park Press. Yesterday (3/30/11) the Press published a letter from the musician congratulating the paper for some trenchant poverty coverage, that in his view was the exception. As FAIR’s work has shown, Springsteen is on to something. Here’s the full text of the letter: Thank you for your March 27 front-page story by Michael Symons, “As Poverty Rises, Cuts Target Aid.” The article is one of the few that highlights the contradictions between a policy of large tax cuts, on the one hand, and cuts […]