Morrisey Blasts London Olympics for Abetting "Blustering Jingoism"

Blames the royal family for "hijacking" the games and compares the atmosphere to Germany circa 1939


The singer claimed the Royal Family have "hijacked" the Games and said "the spirit of 1939 Germany now pervades throughout media-brand Britain".

In a message to fans on his website, the former Smiths frontman wrote: "I am unable to watch the Olympics due to the blustering jingoism that drenches the event. Has England ever been quite so foul with patriotism?