Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Romeo and Juliet/ are together in the deep blue sea...
Salon.com covers Monday's Wilco show, putting it in their political section. Among other Tweedy shots at the Right:
As the two-hour-plus show throttled to a close (one guy behind me exclaimed, 'They don't have any songs left!') the minor psychedelia of lights playing against the stage backdrop morphed into a few seconds of dark footage -- the big bad fella himself. There he was, in all his smirking glory, Dubya. And sure enough, he was firing off that infamous one-fingered victory salute.
Bush's mug, of course, set up what was perhaps the best political barb of the evening. The band proceeded to bid farewell by laying into Blue Oyster Cult's 'Don't Fear the Reaper.'