The Herald (Scotland) The identity problem in politics that has got us into this mess




The ban on Morrissey is particularly curious. In announcing it, the owner of the record shop, Spillers in Cardiff, said, with the sort of earnestness most people grow out of, that she could no longer stock Morrissey’s releases because of his support for the far-right party For Britain. No doubt, fans of Roy Wood will also be wondering if it’s still ok to like his music now he’s revealed he supports a philosophy many consider just as extreme: Brexit. And lovers of Kate Bush, you may remember, went through similar angst when she appeared to reveal she was a Tory (she has since denied it).
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