Skip to comments.Roger Waters Stands with Nicolas Maduro, Praises Venezuela’s “Real Democracy”
Posted on 02/05/2019 7:48:27 AM PST by dennisw
Roger Waters Stands with Nicolas Maduro, Praises Venezuelas Real Democracy Pink Floyd bassist and singer Roger Waters has a very strange criterion for defining "real democracy"...which he claims exists in abundance in totalitarian Venezuela.
Roger Waters has long been a supporter of far-left and socialist political causes (Twitter).
Once again, the founder of Pink Floyd is standing on the side of totalitarianism; a position that no doubt is a result of his ideological prejudices and misconceptions. In the guise of political activist he is always on the same side: the wrong one. His visceral rejection of Israel and his childlike faith in the righteousness of the Palestinian cause, his unconditional support for Argentinas Hebe de Bonafini and his bipolar vision of the world, in which the United States is to blame for everything, has already generated considerable repudiation from within the ranks of his fans.
Last year, at a concert in Brazil during election season, Waters saw how his politically-tinged speech generated applause, but also boos. Referring to the then candidate and current president Jair Bolsonaro, the English musician said he represented the resurgence of fascism. While a part of the audience applauded him, Waters also was able to see firsthand that many at the concert were Bolsonaro supporters. After his brief foray into Brazilian electoral politics (an area where he is undoubtedly an expert), he decided to quickly transition back to another hit song by his popular classic rock band. Subscribe to our daily newsletter
On Sunday morning, Waters weighed in on the current geopolitical crisis in Venezuela via his official Twitter account. There, Waters vindicated the dictator Nicolás Maduro and called for the United States to leave Venezuela alone. According to the rock icon, Venezuela currently enjoys a real democracy, much more so than in the United Kingdom or the United States. But Waters numerous critics received a great amount of buzz on social media, generating hundreds of likes and retweets.
BTW-— This commie has a net worth of $310 million USD from capitalism. Says the internet.
Who the hell is Roger Waters and how important is his opinion anyway????
They alwYs sucked.
Rotten hippie music.
Dope head music.
Without drugs they’d be nowhere.
The head honcho of Pink Floyd.
Scratch Pinko Floyd off my rock listening list!
Typical leftist always angry at reality.
Ancient worthless history...
After seeing the movie The Wall in high school, I wouldn’t any advice from this cat.
This guy floats a giant pig with a Star of David on it at his concerts. He is chums with people from Hezbollah.
He’s becoming increasingly deranged.
He has always been “out there”, but it is just more obvious now.
If I listen to oldies music, it’s Willie, Waylon and the Boys...
Go to Venezuela, Roger!
Theyll eat you up there!
To a Leftist, a “real democracy” is one where “the people” can vote to seize the wealth of “the rich”.
The US was founded as a Constitutional Republic, with specified limits of what is allowed even with a popular vote majority, not a democracy.
How can anyone be so obtuse?
They are eating cats in Caracas, Roger.
When did musicians become experts on economics and foreign policy?
Agreed. David Gilmour was the man.
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