Morrissey on Obama: Brit-rock icon calls the President 'useless' and 'simply a set of teeth'

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We’re not taking the high road on this one: Bigmouth strikes again.

The endlessly opinionated Morrissey let loose once again in a recent interview, and his targets included his homeland’s Queen and this country’s president.

The former Smiths frontmouth told MSN’s JuiceOnline that he considers President Obama to be “simply a set of teeth, and useless in every other regard,” a conclusion he reached while parsing both current events in Syria and modern forms of government in general.

“I think the age of the President or the Prime Minister is dead,” he said. “People everywhere have lost faith in politics, and rightly so. Something different needs to happen.”

“I think we were all initially swept along with the Obama win,” he continued. “But he’s proven to be simply a set of teeth, and useless in every other regard. Time and time again we see the same scenario whereby political figures only see the public as electorate, and once anyone is elected they appear to hate the people. British politics, as the world knows, is a joke. Yet it’s rarely funny.”

Speaking of Britain, you better believe Moz had something to say about the Queen’s nationwide block party:

“The soul is tried all over again as the jackboot of dictatorship strangles England. This week, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee presents a new lesson in the force of tyranny, and is an expression of loathing and abhorrence of the British poor – and all done, quite naturally, at the public’s expense! It is degrading to anyone of intelligence.”

He went on to call British royals “the most overpaid and most utterly useless people on the planet.”

As for his own employment, he also used the interview to announce that he’ll likely be turning in his active-roster rock-star card by 2014.

“I am slightly shocked to have gone as far as I have,” he said while confirming he’d hang up his hat in two years, when he turns 55. “This is my 30th year, and I’ve aged a lot recently, which is bit distressing for me, as it must be for everyone.”

You can check out the full interview over at MSN.

Read more on EW.com:
Morrissey compares Norway massacre to KFC, should probably stick to self-loathing
Morrissey calls the Royal Family ‘scroungers’
Morrissey comic book coming in November

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