Saturday, August 11, 2012

Something for the Weekend: Morrissey - First of the Gang to Die

I was pleased to see Morrisey attacking what he called the 'blustering jingoism' of the O£ympics this week. I don't necessarily agree with everything he said, but such over-done patriotism does make me nervous. I also wonder whether the enormous sums spent on getting all those medals could have been better spent elsewhere - after all, as the former communist bloc states would confirm, winning a lot of medals does not make one country better than others. Anyway, as my tribute to one of the few who dares to swim against the tide, here is one of my favourite Morrissey tracks of recent years:

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