the Chicks are rethinking how they really feel about President George W. Bush.
“Yes,” Maines stated. “I don’t rethink that I didn’t want to go to war and that weapons of mass destruction were a lie but yes, it would be a huge lovefest if I saw George Bush right now, because of where we’re at with this current president.”
frolicked with Bush at a Dallas Cowboys soccer sport. They had.
Maines quipped, “I joke that today I might actually make out with George Bush.”
The Chicks have been infamously shunned by a lot of the nation music group in 2003, after Maines criticized Bush within the lead as much as the Iraq War. During a efficiency in London, she stated, “Just so you know, we’re on the good side with y’all. We do not want this war, this violence. And we’re ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas.”
Although the Chicks stated they hadn’t come into contact with members of the Bush household for the reason that incident, Maguire defined that she and her sister, Strayer, used to come across Bush at Texas Rangers baseball video games. They would attend to sing the nationwide anthem, whereas he was a part-owner of the staff.
Taylor Swift, an artist they’ve collaborated with and who cited them in her January documentary, Miss Americana. In it, Swift stated she was warned early on that she shouldn’t converse out on points she cares about exactly due to what occurred to the Chicks. Swift, who launched her first album in 2006, when she was 16, has more and more spoken out about political points and the causes she cares about since late 2018.
“You know, she started her career when she was so young,” Strayer stated, “that, I think, she had people that she went to as kind of a panel when she was younger, so it’s good to see her as she becomes her own woman questioning these things and saying, ‘No, I really do want to talk about it.’”
Strayer wasn’t shocked Swift had been instructed to not be just like the Chicks.
“That’s not news to us, either,” Strayer stated, “but, I don’t know. I’m proud of her. She’s awesome!”