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Garth Brooks Fans Thought his Barry Sanders Uni Was Him Supporting Bernie

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As if you needed another reason to ignore pretty much everything that comes across the Facebook timeline, Garth Brooks’ latest social media stunt has given more credence to that belief.

Brooks, at a concert this week in Detroit, was donning the jersey of fellow Oklahoma State alumnus and former Detroit Lions star Barry Sanders … only that’s not how some interpreted it. Instead, many thought he was taking a political stance and riding with #TeamBernie. That led to an army of trolls vowing to never support him again for making a political statement.

“Love you hate the shirt. Trump2020,” said one commenter. “Sanders? Really? So out of touch!” said another. Added another enraged fan: “Sanders?? Don’t care about your politics. Love your music. Let’s keep politics and your entertainment separate.”

All the LOLs. A man can’t even support a fellow friend without people misinterpreting the meaning. Shouts to Garth for riding the Barry wave, and withstanding the burn that came with it.

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