It should come as no surprise that the queen of pop is again courting controversy. The first show of Madonna’s world tour made a foray into U.S. politics with a none-too-subtle dig at U.S. presidential hopeful John McCain Saturday night.
Images of destruction and global warming flashed on to a screen during a video interlude. Those were followed by pictures of Adolf Hitler, Zimbabwe’s authoritarian ruler Robert Mugabe — and McCain.
A later sequence showed slain Beatle John Lennon, climate activist Al Gore, Mahatma Gandhi and finally McCain’s democratic rival, Barack Obama.
Once the interlude was over, Madonna threw herself into a rave-inflected rendition of Like a Prayer. She finished off the concert with her thumping Give it 2 Me from her new album Hard Candy.
Source: USA Today