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Shot from the Lip

August 20, 2010

This is what former Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten (now John Lydon of PiL) has to say to those who think he should be boycotting Israel and cancel his concert in Tel Aviv:

I really resent the presumption that I’m going there to play to right-wing Nazi jews [sic]. If Elvis-f-ing-Costello wants to pull out of a gig in Israel because he’s suddenly got this compassion for Palestinians, then good on him. But I have absolutely one rule, right? Until I see an Arab country, a Muslim country, with a democracy, I won’t understand how anyone can have a problem with how they’re treated.

Bang!

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