NASCAR Drivers, Fans Issue Complaints About "Patriotic" Anthem Rendition

NASCAR Drivers, Fans Issue Complaints About "Patriotic" Anthem RenditionS

Yesterday's over-the-top performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by pro-war, anti-immigrant buttrockers Madison Rising left observers at Daytona International Speedway shaking their heads or outright insulted.

Driver Brad Keselowski, who'd been caught on camera seemingly holding back laughter at the performance, said: “I wish they'd just sing the damn song, that's my reaction.”

They didn't get very good reviews in the grandstands, either.

“I'm the biggest rock fan there is, and I was cussing and spitting bullets when they played that,” race fan and Speedway volunteer Richard Lytle of Ocala said afterward.

[News-Journal]

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"America's Most Patriotic Band" Plays America's Worst Anthem Rendition

NASCAR promoted these guys who performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" before today's Nationwide Series race at Daytona as "Madison Rising, America's Most Patriotic Rock Band." I guess the more patriotic, the less talented! (Things really get good, and by good I mean bad, around the one-minute mark.)

Wisconsin's state capital is filing for defamation of character as we speak. Look at the soldiers in uniform, barely holding back their rage. Look at Madison Rising's lead singer, LITERALLY HIDING BEHIND THE AMERICAN FLAG. Look at the NASCAR drivers' collective "WTF." Daytona is just up the road from Cape Canaveral; somebody put these guys in a Delta IV rocket and get them off this planet.

[ESPN]

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