I was a very ardent fan of Springsteen in his early days, and I fondly recall going to a concert of his at the old Academy of Music (14th Street) in NYC, circa 1977. If anyone thinks that he is good now, you can only try to imagine how good he, Clarence Clemons, and all of the others in his band were in their early days. Although the sight of junkies "shooting up" in the Men’s Room at the Academy of Music certainly made the experience less than it should have been, I can still visualize the power and the magic of that concert.
As to his politics–everyone is entitled to his own political views–whether he is Charlton Heston or Bruce Springsteen. You don’t have to agree with someone’s views, despite their celebrity.