Bernie Sanders correctly calls Phish one of America's 'great bands'
March 2, 2016 - Uncategorized
Bernie Sanders took a strong policy stance on Wednesday by rightfully declaring Phish to be one of the country’s greatest bands.
The Vermont senator, who rose to political fame as the mayor of Burlington, made the comments at a rally in Portland, Maine, on Wednesday, where he thanked the band’s drummer, who had just performed with the opening band.
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“Let me thank, I guess, one of Vermont’s heroes who is now transplanted, Jon Fishman,” Sanders said, prompting Fishman to yell out, “No, thank you!”
“Jon and Phish have made New England proud,” continued Sanders. “They are one of the great bands, have been one of the great bands in this country,” he accurately proclaimed. Read more…