Republican rocker ALICE COOPER has slammed presidential hopeful JOHN
KERRY's celebrity supporters as traitors for letting politics get in the way of
The SCHOOL'S OUT singer has blasted BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and DAVE MATTHEWS,
among others, who have performed in support of Democratic Kerry.
He says, "I call it treason against rock n' roll because rock is the
antithesis of politics.
"Rock should never be in bed with politics. When I was a kid and my
parents started talking about politics, I'd run to my room and put on the
ROLLING STONES as loud as I could. So when I see all these rock stars up there
talking politics, it
makes me sick."
Cooper urges rock pans to pay no attention to musicians' political
He adds, "If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your
information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are.
"Why are we rock stars? Because we're morons. We sleep all day, we play
music at night and very rarely do we sit around reading the WASHINGTON
"Besides, when I read the list of people who are supporting Kerry, if I
wasn't already a Bush Supporter, I would have immediately switched. LINDA
RONSTADT? DON HENLEY? Geez, that's a good reason right there to vote for Bush."