Tom Morello Accuses Obama of War Crimes
The Rage Against the Machine guitarist - who supported the President last time around - is no longer a fan... Tweet
Tom Morello, who supported President Barack Obama in his first run for the Presidency, has said some scathing comments this time around - essentially accusing the American President of War Crimes.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter Morello explains his initial support by saying, "I drank a little bit of the kool-aid initially."
"It looked different than any other president, sounded different than any other president, and then he acted the same as all the other presidents," he continued. "If you have war crimes on your record, and you still continue to suck at the corporate teat like he does -- my hopes were higher."
However he hasn't switched to the side of the Republicans - who's Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan has expressed his love of Rage Against the Machine among others.
Morello isn't surprised - but that doesn't mean he's pleased.
"People are drawn to it by the music, the aggression, the rockingness of it, and then they're exposed to different ideas. Paul Ryan was a jackass before he listened to it, came out a jackass at the end, so he missed a lot of it."
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