Ranchers Boo-hoo over Joan Jett

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Macy’s is moving rocker Joan Jett and her band off the South Dakota tourism float in its Thanksgiving Day parade after ranchers complained about having a vegetarian and animal rights advocate representing their state.

“I’ve decided to switch from South Dakota to another float because people’s political agendas were getting in the way of what should be a purely entertainment driven event,” Jett said in a statement. “I will remain focused on entertaining the millions of people watching, who will be celebrating a great American tradition.”

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