Superbowl 2017: Everything From Gaga’s Halftime Performance To Trump’s Cold Tweet
New England Patriots are the Super Bowl champions once again and this mean that America hasn’t changed much in last few months at all. At Houston, they defeated Atlanta Falcons by 34-28 overtime in brain frying climax.
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Super bowl 2017, more commonly known as Super Bowl 51 has featured AFC champions New England Patriots against NFC champion Atlanta Falcons.
For Patriots, Yom Brandy made a stunning ending to the season which climaxed in redemption and cemented his place as one of the greatest player of all times. He is no doubt the most popular athlete in US which missed first four games of the season because of suspension on his part in the Deflategate Scandal. With his return, he charged towards his fifth Super Bowl Title despite the circumstances.
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Lady Gaga’s powerful performance at Super Bowl LI halftime was expected to receive some overt political statements but it didn’t. The Grammy award winner kicked off her fiery halftime show at the Houston’s top NRG stadium by singing “God Bless America” & “This Land is your Land”.
Gaga has been long outspoken for the issues of LGBTQ rights and the presence in audience of Vice President Mike Pence might be the reason of her singing lyrics from “no matter gay or straight, bi or lesbian, transgendered life, I am on the right track baby/ I was born to survive”.
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She started and closed the show with the sea of drones soaring high in Texas sky. Gaga had to get special clearance from Federal Aviation Administration, which placed a ban on drones anywhere near the stadium. She also managed to get a shout out to her biggest fans & her parents at the end of the event.
To those who believed that US shouldn’t become a Trump led dictator country, President Donald Trump vent out his cold tweet. The democracy is far more fragile than some might grasp and it’s not proactive comment. Trump is engaging in a combined effort to undermine the working of it.
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Trump’s truly jaw dropping tweet said “the opinion of this so called judge, which essentially takes the law enforcement away from the country is ridiculous & will be overturned!”
While it is okay to argue whether the judge should have issued the order or not, but here he is making an attempt to delegitimize the federal judiciary by calling the judge, a one appointed by George W Bush, a “so called” while arguing his decision to be ridiculous.
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Stakes demand to be blunt so be it. An independent federal judiciary is their last and best hope from preventing Trump from violating the US constitution and grabbing the power illegally. Trump has to understand that, his attempt to undermine that. The president is appearing as a true leader in his attempt to transform US into a dictatorship. He sought to undermine anyone or anything that tries to counter him.