Skip to comments.Morrissey hasnít turned right: our establishment has turned insane
Posted on 06/02/2019 7:07:45 PM PDT by Rummyfan
On Thursday, May 30, Morrissey was canceled. According to the Guardian, a British newspaper fond of such decrees, fans now feel betrayed by the singers recent controversial and provocative statements, which have included support for Anne Marie Waterss nationalist For Britain party.
Morissey [sic], what happened? the Guardian agonized on Twitter. But maybe they already know the answer. In just a decade, political correctness has obtained a stranglehold on Western culture. The provocateurs and counter-cultural icons of the late 20th century have been replaced by commercially compromised influencers, and artists who are carefully selected by social censors.
Morrissey is thankfully still alive. But that also means the working-class autodidact from Manchester must face the heat from a metropolitan nanny culture, despite the fact that he moved all the way to the States in part to avoid Londons notoriously venomous press.
Anyone who considers Morrisseys multi-decade career can see that he hasnt changed. Whether it was his war against meat, his ambiguous sexuality, or wearing a For Britain pin badge on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Morrissey has never stopped being a provocateur.
It was England, and the West in general, that changed. Today, nations once bastions of free speech and liberalism bear closer resemblance to Middle Eastern dictatorships, with the general publics livelihood and social status depending on a carefully held tongue and the right political opinions.
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I've always liked him, even back to The Smiths.
> our establishment has turned insane <
No! An insane establishment would be unpredictable. Instead, the establishment has turned fascist. Very predictably fascist. Stray from the PC line, and you will (not might) be slapped down hard.
I guess he knows how Joan of Arc felt now.
How Soon Is Now:
Truly and finally.....the days of talking, agreeing, disagreeing, asking questions, drinking wine, breaking bread.....all gone.
My father would weep. Bringing up Trump with my mother & her friends is tantamount to saying serial killers really turn me on.....THEY DON’T.....so I stay silent. My brother is very liberal, but he & I h
ave really good political conversations.
Free exchange of ideas was once a wonderful thing.
War against meat. Pick your side now.
As the flames rose...
Unruly boys, who do not settle down, they must be taken in hand....
>> commercially compromised influencers, and artists who are carefully selected by social censors.
Comcast and Disney totally facilitate this malicious process.
I choose meat. Almost all of his songs are whiney, much like one of my teenage girlfriends.
I have the very same problem in my family. Both my parents are deceased now. Between my four other brothers and two sisters all political discussion is forbidden. I’ve stopped talking to my youngest brother. He hates Trump with a passion. I suppose I shouldn’t be this way towards him but how much does one have to put up with?
Was your teenage girlfriend in a coma?
“...Ive stopped talking to my youngest brother. He hates Trump with a passion. I suppose I shouldnt be this way towards him but how much does one have to put up with?...”
I’ve stopped speaking to my sister. It is too difficult to always tiptoe around politics and she is very arrogant about the value of her opinion even though her opinions always mirror the liberal trendy set.
Now I know how they felt in 1861.
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