“From my point of view, people expressing themselves as wanting to be Americans is a good thing,” she said in an interview on CBS television’s “Face the Nation” programme. “I’ve heard the national anthem done in rap versions, country versions, classical versions. The individualisation of the American national anthem is quite underway,” she said. AFP
Now, I happen to disagree with her acceptance of the various musical renditions of our national anthem. But even if they were acceptable, there is still one notable difference between these and the spanish Anthem --
They are all in ENGLISH, with the original words. The spanish ANTHEM is in spanish, and has a much different meaning. The spanish anthem is no star-spangled banner, it is an affront to what we as Americans hold dear, and those singing it should be rightly laughed off the stage where they perform.