Bruce Springsteen blasts Donald Trump’s “inhumane” border policy

Bruce Springsteen has taken aim at Donald Trump over what he described as an ‘inhumane’ border policy.

Springsteen, who is now in the eight month of his residency in New York, changed his set in a bid to condemn the current crackdown at the Mexican border. This shift in policy by Trump has which has seen more than 2,000 children seperated from their parents.

It was this news that saw Springsteen take on his unscripted speech to blast “senior people in government” for their decision to quote the bible in a bid to seemingly justify their actions – a move that Springsteen described as “blasphemous”/

“For 146 shows, I have played pretty much the same set every night,” he said. “Tonight demands something different.” Springsteen then proceed to play his track ‘The Ghost of Tom Joad’ which includes the verse, “Wherever somebody’s fighting for a place to stand/Or a decent job or a helping hand/Wherever somebody’s struggling to be free/Look in their eyes, Ma, and you’ll see me.”

Here’s what the track sounds like:

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