- Feb 6, 2013
- AFL Club
Whitewashing, he did technically say Hitler was a rock star but he was definitely praising him and specifically praising his political ideology. Also a statutory rapist.Bowie didn’t praise Hitler he simply said he was a rock star and worked an audience better than Mick Jagger. Could anyone possibly disagree with that?
I believe very strongly in fascism. The only way we can speed up the sort of liberalism that’s hanging foul in the air at the moment is to speed up the progress of a right-wing, totally dictatorial tyranny and get it over as fast as possible. People have always responded with greater efficiency under a regimental leadership. A liberal wastes time saying, “Well, now, what ideas have you got?” Show them what to do, for God’s sake. If you don’t, nothing will get done. I can’t stand people just hanging about. Television is the most successful fascist, needless to say. Rock stars are fascists, too. Adolf Hitler was one of the first rock stars.
In the years after Bowie's death, social media posts highlighted public statements from the 1970's.
Not sure why he is held up as a spiritual/moral guru and absolved entirely by some while Clapton is (correctly) held to account for his similar comments also made under drug haze in the 70's.