Stanford's marching band is an unconventional group of pranksters whose Rose Bowl halftime show featured an "Ode To Cheese" (Get it, Wisconsin? #lulz) and some 1990s punk rock.
In the hyperbolic parameters of social media commentary, this of course makes the Stanford band an affront to patriotism, justice and the United States of America. Let's take a brief look at some either boring or terrible people with internet access:
My new dream for bowl season is to see JaDaveon Clowney with a full-speed hit on the Stanford band.— Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) January 1, 2013
Its smug and cheesy. I can't stand it. RT @zbloxham: The Stanford band is what happens when rich kids are allowed to express themselves.— Terry Corcoran (@CorcoranNYC) January 1, 2013
The Stanford band is the worst thing in all of college sports— Daniel W (@WestsideWong) January 1, 2013
There's the Badger Band to make the Stanford band look like the amateurs they are. #rosebowl— Joe D. (@Shake_Well) January 1, 2013
The Stanford band: a bunch of rich kids pretending to be poor.— DuckintheDesert (@Duckinthedesert) January 1, 2013
The Stanford band is proving a point that halftime is for getting more beer.— Dave Lytle (@thedavelytle) January 1, 2013
The average Kenyon professor is more patriotic than a Stanford band member.That is terrifying.— Richard Pera (@JayPera) January 1, 2013
Now, let's highlight the following band member....
... and search the term "Stanford band classy" and ohgodno... awful, awful, stupid....
Guy in the Stanford band has a "legalize pot" shirt on. What an embarassment. Stark contrast to the classy WI Band #RoseBowl2013— Eric Weishaar (@BreckLandscape) January 1, 2013
Whats goin on with the Stanford band. The bad news bears of bands? Not very classy. Lotta hippies is pasadena today id guess... #WISvsSTAN— Drew Neitzel (@drewneitzel) January 1, 2013
Wisconsin band always keeps it classy. Stanford you look RETARTED.— C M (@PackChick87) January 1, 2013
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