Maybe it's because he's touring with Bob Dylan, but it sounds more like righteous indignation. The Poet of the Common Man has nothing nice to say about the current state of affairs in America:
I worry about America and the outcome of the next few years from what we do now – if anything we do is too late, and if we're already sold down the river. All these questions come to mind. These are the events that shape our future.
Check out the entire interview here: