May 12, 2016


Billy Corgan Does Not Like Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump Supporters

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is a very vocal guy, if given the platform. While appearing as a guest on Infowars, an online talk show run by the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, our boy William let some political opinions be known.

On Bernie Sanders:

"I can’t believe that we’re even having this discussion, if you can understand when I say that to you humbly. To be talking in America in 2016 about Mao is a good idea, and a socialist is running for president and that’s OK, and we’re going to go back to these crazy tax rates where we’re going to completely disempower the innovators in our country because the new technocratic class wants to keep their position and they want to keep anybody else from coming in the game…I mean, it’s just crazy to me."

On Donald Trump Supporters:

"When I watch some of the clips that you guys have been been putting up at some of these protests, I have no respect for what these people are doing. They’re shutting down free speech…If they have that level of vitriol for let’s say Donald Trump as a candidate, because they feel it’s antithetical to what they believe in, where is the five times great condemnation for those societies that are treating their people far worse than just ideas and words?"

Watch the interview in full above.