December 2, 2020

The “cancel culture” is coming for guitar hero Eric Clapton, for daring to record a song written by Van Morrison that protests the endless lockdowns that are killing live music and destroying musicians’ livelihoods. He couldn’t be allowed to go around expressing a non-approved opinion, so the Twitter keyboard warriors dug up an old racist comment he made in the 1970s and are using it as a pretext to try to “disappear” him.

The comment was indeed shocking, but he’s apologized for it repeatedly for years, explaining that when he said it, he was out of his head and suicidally addicted to booze and drugs. The left seemed to forgive him, until it suddenly became useful to take it back.

I’d also point out that the song the self-righteous social justice warriors are so outraged over is to raise money to help struggling musicians whose livelihood is being destroyed by their policies. Just by recording it, he’s already done more to help others than they ever will. And I seriously doubt that anyone who already knows Eric Clapton is going to stop listening to his music because some twits on Twitter said to.

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  • Daryl

    12/09/2020 09:57 AM

    Stand up be a man to old to be scared of words will sell millions.whole thing is fake.

  • Fred Ralston

    12/08/2020 07:51 PM

    Hope he comes and jams with you on Tv. :)

  • Robert Gibson Corder

    12/06/2020 09:19 PM

    Clapton can blame Donald Trump, the soon-to-be EX-President, for the current state of the economy. Had he not lied to the American people regarding the deadly nature of the coronavirus (which he was warned about back in January) and developed a coordinated national plan for combatting it, we wouldn't be in this situation of having to protect people, not only from the virus but from themselves!

  • Kimberly Schroeder

    12/06/2020 06:24 PM

    Have him on your show!!!!

  • Dick

    12/06/2020 03:47 PM

    Hopefully he doesn’t get force to double down and kiss up to the asswipes that more than likely do the same they MG they accuse him of.

  • Laura Schoch

    12/06/2020 03:10 PM

    Have you forgotten the First amendment. Stop trying to censor everybody

  • John Porter

    12/06/2020 01:47 PM

    Liberals don't care about the facts & the truth, only 'their' agenda. You could argue with them all day long that 2+2=4, but they don't care. If it fit their agenda that 2+2=5, they'd argue all day long. Screw them. I care about 'facts'.

  • Dennis Vinas

    12/06/2020 11:29 AM

    The right has been capitulating to the left for too many years now they are so accustomed to getting what they want no matter how illegal and stupid their demands are with just a tweet followed by violent protests. I say give just enough room for diplomacy to talk the left into some level of civility, otherwise, the right has to firmly put its foot down and settle the matter to a fair and just conclusion with all legal means necessary.

  • Thomas Kehoe Sr.

    12/06/2020 02:33 AM

    Don't interfere 1st Amendment!!! CEASE ALL F_ _ K'N INTERFERENCE ON OUR FIRST AMENDMENT NOW !!!

  • David K Winnett Jr

    12/05/2020 05:04 PM

    Cancel those who cancel.

    God Bless Eric Clapton

  • Barbara Gunther

    12/05/2020 03:27 PM

    Ghosts in closets???
    Haven't we all said stuff and done stuff we are sorry about as adults? The first to throw a stone...John 8:7-8
    If any of you have never sinned, then go ahead and throw the first stone at her!”

  • Tod Shinerod

    12/05/2020 03:12 PM

    Fuck Eric Clapton and fuck Donald Trump. The virus doesn't care what "side" you're on. There will be live music again, as long as all the damn hillbillies of the world grow up, mask up, and learn to social distance like adults.

  • Natalie Stone

    12/05/2020 02:43 PM

    Eric the pathetic idiots that come up with this garbage I am sure have all said something stupid in their past but swept it under the rug and then act never did something stupid. The truth always prevails

  • Annette Hebaus-Jenkinson

    12/05/2020 02:32 PM

    Standing by you Eric! Twitter sucks!

  • HOWARD Grabelle

    12/04/2020 05:15 PM

    When will these socialist/ communist DemocRATS get what they deserve. Shameful and dishonest —truest amoral.

  • Mary Jo Fortuner

    12/04/2020 01:14 AM

    Whether you agree with Clapton's usual politics or not, you see how quickly SJW's turn and kill their own no matter how noble the cause. But non-"woke" people feel badly because it actually is a hit at American Rights and common decency. SJW's care about slogans and self-aggrandizing, not compassion nor Rights.

  • Tricia Danielsen

    12/03/2020 12:56 PM

    So no one can ever be forgiven? I love Eric Clapton. I have listen to him for years and will continue. He made some mistakes, but has atoned for them. We need to save live music. I am a Catholic and we call it confession!

  • Jeffrey DeAngelo

    12/03/2020 10:50 AM

    Screw the left. Lord knows they live to ruin the lives of as many as they can.

  • Douglas Duguid

    12/02/2020 07:06 PM

    An extremely talented musician attempting to help other musicians. What's to cancel?

  • Ginger Peterson

    12/02/2020 06:41 PM

    Bravo for your Courage, Mr. Clapton!
    I cannot Wait to hear your "Song Against Tyranny!"

  • Ron Y.

    12/02/2020 05:49 PM

    Chik-fil-A, Hobby Lobby, Eric Clapton, I loose track. But what I do remember is, that every time this has been tried, the targets of the 'cancel' get more famous and, well richer. :)

  • John Galvin

    12/02/2020 05:37 PM

    Eric Clapton can’t be cancelled.... Nice try lefties...

  • Michael Sitcov

    12/02/2020 05:06 PM

    Vis-a-vis Van Morrison, “Caravan” is one of the all time greats.

  • Robyn

    12/02/2020 04:21 PM

    The left needs to give us a break. So tired of their attacking everybody that doesn't go along with their agenda. Doesn't matter what good you're doing for society they just don't care that's not their goal. were they used to encourage dissenting voices now they discourage anyone who speaks up against their mindset. Self entitled, virtue signaling, pious ignorant idiots. Do they really think they're helping? I think they know they're not. They just don't care as long as they get what they want.

  • J Larae Phelps

    12/02/2020 03:56 PM

    The nut cases who are trying to destroy the country US and World will dig up.anything to destroy our history, culture and music. Let's give them a taste of HELL! just as they have given us for decades