Eric W. Dolan
Sept 25, 2010
In 2004, the Tennessee Republican National Convention sponsored a celebration of Johnny Cash at Sotheby’s auction house, leading hardcore punk singer Jello Biafra to wonder, “What would Johnny Cash think of Bush’s illegal war in Iraq?”
The legendary country singer Johnny Cash was deeply upset by the 2003 invasion of Iraq, according to an interview with his daughter, Rosanne Cash.
Describing her father’s political views, Cash told The Progressive magazine that her father “didn’t care where you stood politically” and that he “could love all stripes, and that’s why all stripes claim him.”
Although he refrained from partisanship, she notes that he was still willing to act on his political views.
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