Country music legend Willie Nelson decided it was time, at the tender young age of 85, to get involved in the political arena. Which is why he decided to get involved in the tight senate race between GOP incumbent Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke in Texas.
Unfortunately for him, his fans are speaking out about his involvement and it’s not positive.
On Wednesday, the 85-year-old musician announced that he had agreed to headline an upcoming rally for the Democratic senatorial hopeful.
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Fans have since been sharing their opinions of the move with him on his Facebook page. As Houston’s ABC 13 reports, his decision to back Beto has been unsurprisingly polarizing: “While some people told Willie he needs to stay out of politics, others threw insults at the music legend. Still, some others applauded Willie’s contribution to the 2018 campaign.”
A few examples of Facebook posts from very disappointed fans, who had a consistent message: “Goodbye, Willie”:
–Goodbye Willie, I don’t support socialist commies! You’re not going to advertise on my FB page either. Like we say in Texas, Now Git!
–I agree, really thought Willie had more sense than this. Of course Beto want to legalize Marijuana! Lol
–Good bye Willie…you are not on the right side.. take a look around you and do the right thing…I always thought you were a patriot…wow what a let down. You would pick a socialist agenda and an Anti American fellow like BETO, shame on you.
–That’s it , I’m done . What a disappointment.
–Willie you just lost over half of your fans by getting involved in politics!! Fan no more!! I cannot believe you support open borders and gun control!! You have smoked too much dope! I guess that is what you and Beta have in common!
–I knew you were a liberal in your personal beliefs. That was obvious, but to each their own. But you had to take it to the public. Just when I thought you were smarter than that…I find you are not…Such a shame to get on the showboat. You just lost some of your I am above it all.
At the end of the day, being a musician, especially in the country music arena, comes with a certain set of expectations and when those expectations aren’t met, fans get disappointed and turn elsewhere.
Now, that doesn’t mean that every country music star has to be a conservative. What it means is, they should keep their political beliefs out of their public platform. At least if they want to have a wide audience base full of supporters from all walks of life.
If that isn’t a concern, and for Nelson at this point in his life, it doesn’t seem it is, well, then that’s fine. Do what you want to do.
Just know that every choice comes with consequences and one needs to count the cost before jumping in the fray.
Source: Daily Wire
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