Former Intercourse Pistols frontman John Lydon, higher identified by his stage identify Johnny Rotten, has introduced he’ll be voting for Donald Trump within the upcoming presidential election.
“I’d be daft as a brush to not,” the rocker defined throughout an interview with the U.Ok. newspaper The Observer. “He’s the one good selection now that Biden is up – he’s incapable of being the person on the helm.”
The ideas echo comparable statements Lydon gave to the BBC earlier within the week. “After all I’m voting for Trump,” the singer affirmed. “Unhealthy particular person or not. I don’t need a politician working this world anymore.”
“He’s a person thinker, I’ll give him that for a begin,” Lydon stated of the controversial president. “He’s not essentially the most lovable fellow on God’s earth, however I can’t see the opposition as providing me something by means of an answer.”
Although Lydon – who turned an American citizen in 2013 – has beforehand supported Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, he factors to the economic system as his motive for backing Trump. The rocker – who proudly owns a MAGA hat – can be sympathetic to accusations that Trump is a racist.
“I’ve been accused of the exact same factor,” Lydon famous to The Observer, “so I’m offended for anyone who’s referred to as that.”
The punk icon went on to notice that he’s “anti-racism,” providing ideas on the Black Lives Matter motion and the killing of George Floyd. “There’s not anybody I do know anyplace that wouldn’t say that wasn’t ghastly,” the musician declared of Floyd’s demise. “It doesn’t imply all police are nasty or all white people are racist. As a result of all lives matter.”