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AWESOME! Rock Singer Chrissie Hynde from The Pretenders Gives President Trump a Shout-out and a Request for Julian Assange

Chrissie Hynde is a singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as a founding member and vocalist of The Pretenders rock band. Hynde was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 as a member of The Pretenders. She performed at Live Aid in 1985.
On Monday Chrissie Hynde published an open letter to President Trump on her Twitter thread. She may not always agree with President Trump but this was a respectful and endearing request by a Rock and Roll legend to the Commander in Chief.
The rock legend asks President Trump to set Julian Assange free.
This was a smart move considering President Trump has pardoned and commuted sentences for numerous public personalities now.
An open Letter to @realDonaldTrump, President of the United States.
Dear Mr. President,
I often think of how much my father, Melville “Bud” Hynde, who proudly served his country as a Marine on Guadalcanal, would have enjoyed your Presidency. The other day when you gave that award to Rush Limbaugh, my father would have been so delighted. He loved listening to Rush, which is why I allowed my song, ‘My City Was Gone’, to be used on his radio show. My father and I didn’t always see eye-to-eye. We argued a lot but isn’t that the American way? The right to disagree without having your head chopped off?
My father and I didn’t always see eye-to-eye. We argued a lot. Soon, I will be participating in a protest in London against the extradition of #JulianAssange (@wikileaks). I know my father would be mortified, but I feel strongly enough to do what I believe is the right thing; to protest further punishment of a man who sought to defend Freedom, albeit in a way you rightly disagree with.
I know Mr. Assange broke the law (as i have done defending the treatment of animals) but I believe he has been duly punished and should now be set free.
Please consider my plea.
Yours truly,
Chrissie Hynde of @ThePretendersHQ

Did anyone else love The Pretenders back in the day?

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