Wrong Side Mr Morrissey

Morrissey has confirmed for me, categorically, that I am on the right side of the Falklands Islands issue…that of the winners. Morrissey on the other hand is on the side of losers…expect his music career to take a precipitous dive in the UK.

Outspoken British rocker Morrissey waded into the debate over the Falkland Islands during a concert in Argentina.

The former Smiths star performed a gig in Cordoba and he used the opportunity to address the ongoing issues over the disputed British-held region, insisting the Atlantic Ocean archipelago should belong to Argentina.

During the show, Morrissey addressed the islands by their Argentinian name, the Malvinas, and told the crowd: “You know of course the Malvinas Islands, everybody knows they belong to Argentina so please do not blame the British people, we know the islands belong to you”.

The star’s comments were met with loud cheers from the crowd and he then launched into a rendition of The Smiths’ Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want.

How appropriate that one of  The Smiths compilation albums was call Hatful of Hollow.

English: The Argentine cruiser ARA General Bel...

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  • taken by military-force..

    ..held by military-force…

    ..an island on the other side of the ocean..

    ..(it’d be kinda like argentina claiming the isle of wight…and sending warships to enforce this..)

    ..this posturing from the poms is like the final death-rattle of empire…

    ..(you can almost here them sobbing:..’but..!..but..!..it’s all we’ve got left..!’…)

    ..if it wasn’t so serious it would be dad’-army-farce…

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    • ConwayCaptain


      I dont normally use bad language on this site but you are FULL OF SHIT.

      The Argies invaded sovereign British territory in 1982 and the British v rightly took it back in a fantastic piece of combined ops.  No one thought it could be done.  They broke all the rules of combined ops:

      1 Keep your supply lines short.  Theirs were a 14000nm round trip.

      2 Go in with 3;1 at least superiority.  They went in about evenly matched.

      3 Go in with overwhelming airpower.  They were outnumbered 10-1.

      It has gone down in history as one of the great military operations and they were on their way in 3 days.

      The Brits have been in the Falklands for nearly 200 years and possession is 9/10ths of the law.  The UN has said that they inhabitants have the right of self determination.  There were no indigenous natives there and look at Argentina.

      Their indigenous population has been almost wiped out and what is left is oppressed by guess who The Colonial Power and who is that???  The immigrants from Spain, Germany, Italy.  Look at the Presidents name Fernandez (Spanish) Kirchner (German).  Where did all the German war crinminals run to, aided and abbetted by the Catholic Church???  S America.

      Argentina is on the bones of its arse.  Read the articles in the Financial section of the Daily Telegraph.

      • Jester

        Ignore him CC, he is so full of smack he wouldnt know what fucking day it was.

      • Travdog

        Yes, take anything fullup says with a grain of coke….I mean salt. He spewed trash to me last night and I’m still trying to work out what he’s talking about. Blathered on about me talking crap here since 2005 or something, I first visited this site last year. That made me laugh, mainly because It shows the man is clearly off his rocker and away with the fairies.

        But then again, what do you expect from a convicted armed robber who spends his days dependent on the state (or more like the taxpayer) and smoking it up large while adding nonsense to his website that is entirely barren from sponsorship or interest from sane people.

      • Mully

         Heh – how’s that brick wall you’re banging your head againts, CC? I’d stop feeding the troll.

    • TCrwdb

      Taken from whom by military force, the fucking penguins?

    • Blair Mulholland

      That would be all very well Phil, if the Isle of Wight was populated by Argentinians who spoke Spanish and wanted nothing to do with British rule.  Unfortunately for your analogy, that is not the case.

      In fact, any New Zealander who really thinks that the Falklands should go back to Argentina can fuck off back to England right now and leave New Zealand for Maori rule, because otherwise you’re a hypocrite.

      • Hakim of phut

        So the Brits will be helping the Scots decide on Independence and wishing them well.
        Or last century in Ireland, the majority were catholic and wanted independence but no the brits carved out an enclave  in a unitary country to frustate the will of the majority

  • GPT

    One assumes that this chap checked with the Falkland Islanders regarding their rights of self determination before making this statement…

  • Blam

    Morrisey is still a fucking legend though

  • AnonWgtn

    Who ?

  • Super_Guest

    The Falkland Islanders want to be British. So Argentina can fuck off about it. Anyone who supports Argentina on this needs their heads read. Then again it probably comes from the same place that tells these loons that “Western civilisation is bad”. Really? Go live in Russia, or China, or North Korea or a hell-hole like Venezuela for a while and see how “bad” the West really is.

  • Blair Mulholland

    Morrissey has always combined making sublime, moving music, with the most appallingly oafish right-on statements.  He’s done it his entire career.  He once wrote a song about how nice it would be to chop off Margaret Thatcher’s head (not one of his better efforts).  The singer is a legend, but the man is a tosser.

    • Jono

      I couldn’t have put it better… Given that I own everything that Morrissey (and the Smiths) have ever produced…)

      Oh god, I’ve just done a Mr Ure in terms of my elipses…  To quote a Morrissey song title from his sublime ‘Ringleader of the Tormentors’ album, “Dear god, please help me”.

      • the rise of the ellipses…!

        (have you noticed my other favourite the – is also gaining ground/currency..?)

        death to the comma..!

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  • guest

    I think the English were on the Falklands  before Argentina even became independent , sometime in the early 1800s, so you would think they have buggar all right to them and the oil the Brits are currently looking for.

  • devlsadvocate

    The Brits should be sent packing…

    …the moment the Falkland Islanders decide they’d rather be Argentines.

    Until then, Morrisey, Penn and every other hypocrite who’d rob them of their right to decide based on trendy hatred of the west can go. get. fucked.