Roger Waters on tour, promoting BDS, vilifying Israel and Trump

Roger Waters’ Anti-Israel Riff Counterpointed by Pro-Israel Voices of Peace
by Paul Miller
October 20, 2016

Former Pink Floyd bassist and lyricist Roger Waters never misses an opportunity to attack the Jewish state. Recent performances in California by the progressive rocker underscored why he is widely regarded as the voice of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Over the past two weekends, 75,000 music lovers converged on the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California, for the inaugural Desert Trip music festival. The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and The Who were all part of the Hall of Fame lineup that also included Waters.But only Waters felt it necessary to use the spotlight to voice his political agenda…For the second weekend in a row, the 73-year-old prog rocker co-opted the microphone to provoke animosity toward Israel and solidarity with the BDS movement. READ MORE

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