Former punk rock god Johnny Rotten, AKA John Lydon, told The Observer over video uplink that Donald Trump‘s economic strategy has swayed him to vote Republican.
“He’s the only sensible choice now that [Joe Biden] is up – he’s incapable of being the man at the helm.”
Lyon said he began supporting Trump after the president was accused of racism.
“I’ve been accused of the very same thing,” he mused, “so I’m offended for anybody who’s called that.”
“Of course I’m anti-racism,” he added, before proclaiming that “all lives matter” in response to being asked about George Floyd and literally producing a MAGA cap when asked if he’s voting for Trump.
“I am,” he said, while dangling the hat in front of his webcam.
via Pink News:
His steady alignment with Trump, who has attacked queer Americans some 181 times through his policies, comes after he objected to same-sex couples raising children in 2005.
During an interview on the BBC’s Sunday morning religious show, The Heaven and Earth Show, he said: “I don’t like the idea of one-parent families. It’s very tough on the kids.
“They grow up missing something. I find the same with same-sex marriages; there is something missing.
Old punk rockers never die, do they? They just become conservative nutbags.