Listening to Jon Justice this morning I heard him read an email from a listener relaying a story about the Elton John concert.
During the concert, Sir Elton didn’t mince words about those demanding that he boycott Arizona and cancel his concert as a protest of SB 1070. We won’t repeat his exact words but he made it clear that he wouldn’t have missed playing Tucson for the world and curtly told the Boycott Arizona mafia that he did not agree with them. According to the Justice listener, John’s comments were well received by the audience who gave him a roaring applause.
I thought, wow, this is kind of newsworthy so I went to the Arizona Daily Star to check out the concert review.
Here's the rub. Elton John didn't call out the folks calling for the boycott. He swore about the musicians who would diss Arizona. One comment mentioned Elton's words: