Indie Rockers 4 Obama

How to explain the huge popularity of Barack Obama? If you’re a right-wing noodlehead you blame it on a “hugely popular indie rock band.” Now, understand that there is no such thing–indie rock bands are indie rock because they are not huge nor are they popular; they travel in that thin, dirty level underneath the radar, just where we like them, and believe me, they’re better than all the crap you ever might hear on the radio.

But 75,000 people do not come out for an indie rock band, even one as good as The Decemberists. They come out to see the next President of the United States. Oh, this is only going to get better…


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