Third Eye Blind made headlines last week after it refused to play the hit song “Semi-Charmed Life” at its RNC charity concert. The omission was widely interpreted as trollsome. But I firmly believe the members of Third Eye Blind did not design their set purely to antagonize the audience.* They came to help.
I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend
The selection was undoubtedly inspired by Stephen Colbert, who promised last Monday night (a day before the Tuesday concert):
Hopefully, Stephen is a bit more successful than Stephan seems to have been.
*As documented in the preceding post, had this been the band’s goal, it could have done much worse.