‘If you want to surround yourself with people that only think like you do, we are in DEEP trouble’
by Kelen McBreen
Garth Brooks briefly ranted about Americans who choose to live in echo chambers when he was recognized with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize on Monday night.
[…] The country music legend and his wife Trisha Yearwood sat down to talk with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden about their music careers and humanitarian projects they’re involved with.
The conversation, held at the Library of Congress on March 2nd, ended up drifting towards the topic of tolerance.
Explaining how things went when he was young, Brooks said, “It kills me today where when we were kids, you know as the generations change. When we were kids and there was a list of ten things and you didn’t agree on seven of them, ‘You’re still my buddy. You’re a dipshit, but your still my buddy, right?’”