(CNN) -- Bruce Springsteen issued a call for common ground, unity and political centrism in a 2-minute long ad for Jeep that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

The ad, featuring wide-shot vistas of the American countryside, open roads and slow-motion shots of "The Boss," centers on a tiny chapel in Lebanon, Kansas, that purportedly sits in the geographical center of the continental United States.

"All are more than welcome to come meet here in the middle," the "Thunder Road" singer says in a voiceover. "It's no secret the middle has been a hard place to get to lately, between red and blue, between servant and citizen, between our freedom and our fear.

"Now fear has never been the best of who we are, and as for freedom, it's not the property of just the fortunate few, it belongs to us all. Whoever you are, wherever you're from, it's what connects us, and we need that connection. We need the middle," he says.

Ambient music plays throughout the commercial, interspersed by Springsteen's speech. Over the course of the ad, the camera shows Springsteen doing various nondescript activities: writing in a notebook, driving, drinking a hot liquid, rubbing dirt in his hands, opening a door, lighting a candle and putting on a hat.

"We just have to remember the very soil we stand on is common ground, so we can get there. We can make it to the mountaintop through the desert, and we will cross this divide. Our light has always found its way through the darkness. And there's hope on the road up ahead," Springsteen says.

The ad then ends with a dedication: "To the ReUnited States of America."

Springsteen is a Democratic Party donor and was a sharp critic of former President Donald Trump. He voted for President Joe Biden and performed "Land of Hope and Dreams" at his inauguration last month.

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What will "the Boss" say when Biden's 10% wealth tax hits people with over $400,000,000 in assets? The Internet says he's worth $500,000,000 - so that will only be an extra $10M a year in addition to his income tax. Will he still vote Blue?


A white star, like the ones on our FLAG, would have been more appropriate than the red star of communism! But that is what the democRATS are all about, isn't it?


Springsteen like most democrats is only interested in unity when everything goes their way. He hates Republicans and most of us hate him. It does figure he would be doing a commercial for Jeep, since it's one of the worst cars on the road and has been for years.

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