Monday, October 26, 2009

Hannity Unimpressed with Pearl Jam's Activism

Following the announcement that Pearl Jam and several other artists have joined a coalition calling for the closing of Guantanamo, Eddie Vedder and Michael Stripe were skewered by Fox News' Sean Hannity.

Some left-wing musicians are not happy that President Obama has yet to fulfill his campaign promise to close Gitmo.

Michael Stipe of R.E.M. and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam are among the artists who announced that they have joined a group known as the National Campaign to Close Guantanamo.

But shutting Gitmo's doors is not their only goal. They have also filed a request to gain access to the list of songs that were used during the interrogation process at the facility. According to the AP, the musicians want to find out if any of their songs were used.

I guess they're just looking for their royalties.