They act in a kind of liberal way, but I wouldn't call it militant. They definately action which breaks the law, and the thing about them stopping the HLS demos because of legal threats is true. Then SHAC took over.
I understand that Morrissey has probably single handedly converted more people to vegetarianism than anyone else with Meat Is Murder, and lots of animal rights people I know use that slogan who aren't Smiths fans.
However, I think that direct action has more of an impact than people becoming...
I hate how Morrissey says all this stuff but never acts on it. I mean, he's too famous to be able to do anything now, but he wasn't exactly militant before he was famous...
I'm up for anything going down on that day, but we shouldn't talk about it on a public forum.
I want to claim credit for this because I kind of forced him to do it. My logic was it doesn't make the album cover any worse. It's funny/terrible now rather than terrible/terrible. I feel bad about that last comment but I really hate it. :(
Bob Mould's lyrics (with Hüsker Dü, Sugar, and some of the solo stuff) I'd say are very comparable in terms of themes, but not writing style. They're beautiful in a different way to Morrissey lyrics.
"No more rope and too much dope,
She's lying on the bed,
Angels pacing, gently placing...