Billy Bragg condemns Morrissey’s far-ideal sights
British artist and activist Billy Bragg has condemned the views of Morrissey in a lengthy new Fb post. The renowned folk artist and notable far-remaining activist is (naturally) in a very diverse corner of the political spectrum than the former Smiths lead singer — over the previous few months, Morrissey has supported a much-ideal occasion and justified his racism by expressing everybody prefers their very own race — and has pretty a good deal to say about Morrissey’s viewpoints, his reaction to criticism of these views, and the assistance he’s been obtaining from artists like Brandon Bouquets.
“Last Sunday, while considerably of the British media were being lauding Stormzy’s Glastonbury headline show as epoch defining, Morrissey posted a white supremacist video on his web page, accompanied by the comment ‘Nothing But Blue Skies for Stormzy…The Gallows for Morrissey.’ … I came household from Glastonbury anticipating to see some angry responses to his endorsement of white supremacism. Alternatively, the NME released an job interview with Brandon Flowers in which the Killers direct singer proclaimed that Morrissey was nevertheless “a king.”
The write-up goes on to condemn Morrissey’s support of significantly-correct political figure Anne Marie Waters, and issue Morrissey’s strategy that he’s in some way currently being censored or denied his right to cost-free speech. It is a strong essay examine it in complete at Bragg’s Facebook.