Bruce Springsteen says America is 'rudderless and joyless' under President Donald Trump

Bruce Springsteen says America is 'rudderless and joyless' under President Donald Trump

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN believes America is “rudderless and joyless” under President Donald Trump and has lost its sense of “fun”.

Speaking on his SiriusXM show, From My Home To Yours, the Born In The USA singer took aim at the President over myriad issues.

"There’s no art in this White House. There’s no literature, no poetry, no music. There are no pets in this White House: no loyal man’s best friend, no Socks, the family cat," he said.

"There are no images of the first family enjoying themselves together in a moment of relaxation: no Obamas on the beach in Hawaii moments or Bushes fishing in Kennebunkport, no Reagans on horseback, no Kennedys playing touch football on the Cape," Springsteen told listeners on an episode titled "Farewell to the Thief."

"Where’d that country go? Where did all the fun, the joy, and the expression of love and happiness go?"


Recalling how Americans flocked to raise millions for charity in previous years, such as with the ice bucket challenge of 2014, Springsteen lay the blame squarely at Trump’s feet.

"We used to have a president who calmed and soothed the nation, instead of dividing it,” he said

"We are rudderless and joyless," Springsteen added. "We have lost the cultural aspects of society that make American great."

"We have lost our mojo, our fun, our happiness, our cheering on of others — the shared experience of humanity that makes it all worth it."

The 71-year-old musician has made no secret of his disdain for the President.

During a recent appearance on RTE in Ireland, Springsteen went as far as to suggest he would relocate to Ireland if Trump won a second term.