Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street band guitarist Steven Van Zandt called for the genocide of conservative Americans on Easter Sunday, inciting his followers on social media to “exterminate these cockroaches once and for all” and then deleted the tweet.
Van Zandt, 72, is a notorious leftist just like Bruce Springsteen is. They are long-time friends and share similar political viewpoints. Since he didn’t seem inclined to debate issues, he called for violence instead against Republicans.
The guitarist is incensed that Republican lawmakers in Tennessee called out Democrats for making a scene on the state House floor, protesting for gun control. Two of them were booted for it.
Social media immediately thrashed Van Zandt for being a coward… calling for mass murder and then turning tail, deleting it, and slinking off to his safe space.
“Republican White Supremicist (sic) scumbag cowards and pu**ies that need guns to feel like real men,” he tweeted before deleting it.
Little Steven Van Zandt claimed that he deleted the original tweet “to avoid spending half my day deleting Foxsucking scumbag Russian bots and MAGOTT cockroaches like you! Go take away some women’s rights, keep some Black people from voting, go harass a Trans event, go shoot some kids, do what Republicans do best and get the f**k outta my feed!”
He evidently deleted that tweet as well. The hate-filled tweets were made a few hours before taking the stage with Springsteen at the UBS Arena in Belmont Park in Long Island, New York as part of a two-night performance there during the band’s International Tour.
Tolerance, civility & diversity-so sweetly & wonderfully articulated by @StevieVanZandt It just warms the heart! I'm glad liberals show so much love!
Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band Guitarist Steven Van Zandt Deletes Call to ‘Exterminate’ GOP ‘Cockroaches’…
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) April 10, 2023
This is nothing new for Van Zandt. In 2016, the guitarist also declared the best way to punish states passing “really vile and evil” religious freedom legislation is to “hurt them economically.”
That followed Springsteen announcing he had abruptly canceled a show in Greensboro to protest North Carolina’s LGBT “bathroom law.” Van Zandt candidly spoke to reporters about the band’s decision to pull the plug on its fans.
“It’s unfortunately the only way people understand. You have to hurt them economically in order to have them do the right thing morally, unfortunately,” Van Zandt blathered to Rolling Stone backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York.
Bruce Springsteen’s oldster E-Street band guitarist Steven Van Zandt issued a call to fans and supporters on social media Sunday to “[email protected] the (Republican) cockroaches.”
TYPICAL LEFTIST – calling for the [email protected] of American citizens.
What a horrible person he is. pic.twitter.com/bLmzjqg2wO
— Suzanne (@MayKelly) April 10, 2023
“This really vile and evil discrimination is starting to spread state to state and we thought, ‘We better take a stand right now and catch it early,’” he asserted.
Van Zandt likes to pal around with Democrats, of course. During a DC stop on Springsteen’s tour, he hung out with Democrat Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD). Van Zandt, who covers his head to hide scars from a car crash in the 1970s, shared bandana tips with the recently cancer-stricken Raskin who has lost his hair.
Little Steven—star of stage and screen who taught me everything I need to know about wearing fine head-dress to rock the House—is in the Capitol city! Thrilled you're here. @StevieVanZandt https://t.co/r3YCFCrygm pic.twitter.com/5ptAmwuJB2
— Jamie Raskin (@jamie_raskin) March 27, 2023
The E-Street guitarist was thumped on social media:
Van Zandt’s banal brand of radical chic is as tired as his lame guitar licks.
In the 1980s he was buddies with Daniel Ortega and simped for the Sandinistas.
His clownish calls for political violence would play well in Nicaragua.
— FiatLux (@MikeMikewelch3) April 10, 2023
Van Zandt is just another crybaby liberal who likes to mouth off from behind the walls of his gated community and security guards.
A truly sad individual.
Hey @VanZandtFans – be sure and pass on the news that we don’t care what he says or thinks. pic.twitter.com/6vCksrpwHK
— Mega_MAGA-Mat (@MAGA_Mat45) April 11, 2023
JANE FONDA: "All pro life Christians should be murdered".
STEVEN VAN ZANDT: "We need to start murdering conservitives".
….and the Christian Conservatives are the violent group?
— JOHANNES (@JohannesTuyl) April 11, 2023
Very disgusting & extremely dangerous. Imagine if the table where the other way around. These people will go even more nuts!!
— Al Pinefx ⚔️⚔️ (@altogether4CH) April 11, 2023
Thats what you get from true communists!
— Michael (@MikeOhio1776) April 11, 2023
Amazing that like at least 3 Democrats have called for extermination to Republicans and they keep asking us to give up our guns. Lol
— Shari Sprayberry (@Shari_Criswell) April 11, 2023
The left are violent and hateful people. Why isn’t the FBI going after them?
— Valerie G (@ValerieGoldst17) April 11, 2023
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