Food for Thought

Food for Thought: Martina McBride

August 15, 2004 // 0 Comments

As reported in The Tennessean: I don’t feel the need to talk about politics. Maybe it’s a Midwestern thing, but I was raised where your political party is kind of private. It’s nobody’s business. There was an article in the Denver paper where a reporter had put me in company with some artists as being Republican because I played a benefit concert that was for families of fallen soldiers. I played it because I thought it was a good thing, and they raised over $2 million. It doesn’t matter what political party you believe in, we support our soldiers that are doing their job. But because (conservative commentator) Sean Hannity was involved in the concert, I got written up as being a Republican. I do think, though, that artists have as much right to talk about politics as anyone else. I separate people’s music from their political views. This is Read More