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Is it possible to dislike oneâ€™s countrymen yet still love oneâ€™s country? Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken had no problem with that paradox. Neither does Steven Patrick Morrissey aka â€œMorrissey,â€ who for 40 years has been one of rockâ€™s finest performers. More recently, heâ€™s been an outspoken voice of sanity on race and immigration in his native England, on English culture and identify, even on acid attacks and Islam. Of course, the mob wants him Canceled, or at least held â€œaccountableâ€ for telling the truth about the sad pass at which his homeland has arrived. Good thing is, Morrissey just has too many fans.
For the past few years, the hard Left in Britain and elsewhere has waged a campaign to wreck his career for a string of â€œracistâ€ comments (meaning they were entirely accurate). These activists claim few if any achievements in that quest. Indeed, to their frustration, Morrisseyâ€™s profile is still sky-high. His records still sell briskly. He and his band play to sellout crowds worldwide. He was the subject of a 2017 feature film, England Is Mine.
For those unfamiliar with â€œMoz,â€ hereâ€™s a brief rundown:
A second-generation Irish Catholic born and raised in Manchester,