Bruce does it again in Columbus


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Tim Grieve
October 29, 2004 4:57AM (UTC)

Bruce Springsteen just wrapped up his second campaign appearance of the day -- a huge outdoor rally that drew 35,000 to the grounds of Ohio State University in Columbus.

War Room grabbed a seat on a riser backstage, where Springsteen and his wife, Patty Scialfa , chilled with Sen. John Glenn and his wife, Annie. Springsteen bowed to Glenn and saluted him and said it was a "real honor" to meet him. As the octogenarian senator walked to the stage to introduce Spingsteen, he pointed at The Boss and played a little air guitar.

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Springsteen played "The Promised Land" and "No Surrender," and he gave much the same speech that he delivered earlier in the day in Wisconsin. Off in the distance, a few Bush protestors shouted "four more years." Up close, people held signs that said "5 More Days."


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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