Morrissey: master wordsmith or major douche?

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"Madonna is closer to organized prostitution than anything else. I mean the music industry is obviously prostitution anyway, but there are degrees."


"The idea of Jack the Ripper actually being a determined and excitable lesbian would take the glamor out of the working man's daily read. It's a weird world, isn't it?"


"Sex is a waste of batteries."


"There's more to life than books, you know. But not much more."

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"America is not the world."

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What always got me as the most controversial thing of all about his statement about the Norway killings and the deaths of billions of chickens every year is WHY SHOULD it be controversial?

The reaction seemed more controversial to me than the actual statement.

(Other) people get outraged about a comment like that but when you ask them why they think it's outrageous or despicable or whatever they call it, they can't tell you.

"You can't compare humans and chickens" they say."Why not?" I ask"Errr... don't just can't, but I can't think of an actual reason"

On a "wrongness" scale of 1 to 10, killing those poor people in Norway was right up there...10.Suggesting that killing chickens is also 10, doesn't change the wrongness of killing those people. It's as if people think they're mutually exclusive or something. Weird!

Violence is violence. It ALL wrong. It's no more or less wrong to take someone else's life just because you arbitrarily decide they're worth more or less than each other.

Thinking his words are contraversial is actually the real controversy for me. He has explained his reasoning. time for those who've criticised him to explain theirs.

Wade Sears
Wade Sears

trying to find your point here, as relayed by the title of the article. 

calling any nationality as a 'sub-species', goes way overboard. the comment on the norway shootings, could be a valid statement. i myself would say that the animals have it worse; they are not allowed a true existence, grown only to be destroyed for the enjoyment of humans.the victims in norway were the actions of a narcissist. even if you consider that animals and humans have a different value (morrissey does not), then a look around the grocery would indicate that millions more animals die everyday for your local grocery than died in norway.

the other comments are fairly accurate and FUNNY. if you did not understand the humour in the statement you might be offended.

but the main point for me is: why can't you be both, a master wordsmith and a major jackass?

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