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Sing the Anthem correctly

Dear Editor,
Since Super Bowl XLV, where Christina Aguilera flubbed some words, many Americans now seem to be very concerned about the singing of our national anthem.
On the NFL website, within two days of the game, there were 55 pages of comments.
Most people talked about the missed words but very few people addressed the many musical concepts such as phrasing, intonation, and tone quality.
They were all atrocious.
For some reason, producers seem to seem to select celebrities without any regard for musicianship, talent, or protocol.
Our National Anthem is being murdered. Those so called singers choose to ...

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