Fight against communism? I could have sworn he was one of uncle obies buddies (butties?) which sounds to me like supporting communism. Must be a British thing. Very strange.
Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.
I wasn’t there but if the Poles are happy with his contribution, that’s good enough for me. Maybe he’d like to help free the US from communists now.
Right. Now bring down the Democrats and place Obomber in a dungeon. And twenty years hard labor for the administration, and impeachment for the SC.
Well, maybe. Weren’t he and Rush Limbaugh in rehab at the same time and they got along great?
Interesting the contrast: If one traveled to South Africa during the last days of White Rule, then one was supporting an illegitimate regime. Here we have Lech Walesa lauding an entertainer who traveled to Poland during the last days of the Communist era and somehow that entertainer WAS NOT supporting the illegitimate regime?
Having a hard time getting my mind around that one!
That said, Elton John is a confused bundle of wants & desires. I don’t think he’s some kind of political deep-thinker who weighed the morality of traveling to Poland at that particular moment in history.
This award probably says that “Lech Walesa is a Fan” and little more.
Good for him. I thought most queers were commies.
You’ve gotta get in the time machine and go back and realize that 90% of artists at the time would have been holding concerts for the other side.
Only because Commies don’t like faggots.
The late great Sam Kinnison had Dame Elton John’s number:
(Arsenio Hall show clip, Possibly NSFW, language bleeped out)