Roger Waters: 'I Wish Barack Obama Would Grow Bigger Cojones'

Former Pink Floyd co-frontman Roger Waters has pleaded with US President Barack Obama to "develop bigger cojones".

Roger Waters: 'I Wish Barack Obama Would Grow Bigger Cojones'
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Former Pink Floyd co-frontman Roger Waters has pleaded with US President Barack Obama to "develop bigger cojones". In an interview with Rolling Stone, Waters admitted that he was "very disappointed" with the politician's foreign policy and said that although he would still vote for Obama, he wanted him to be more courageous. "I'm very, very disappointed by his foreign policy," he said. "It obviously goes against everything that I believe. Having said that, it seems that the alternative to re-electing Obama would be such a heinous disaster for this country if you look at the candidates on the other side." He then went on to add: "So, I support Obama's attempt to become re-elected. But I hope he will develop bigger cojones and start governing in the way that I, and many of the people who supported him in the last election, would want him to." Last month it was revealed that Waters, who will be on the road throughout 2012 with his live show in which he performs the entirety of Pink Floyd's classic 1979 concept album "The Wall", will marry his long-term girlfriend Laurie Durning before he begins the tour. It will be the fourth time he has wed. Earlier this year, meanwhile, he hinted that he would never reunite with Pink Floyd again after stating that he has "no wish" to work with them in the future. Thanks for the report to NME.com.

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    Pagan_Poetry
    Well now I know how to spell cojones. We need some serious help to save us from that internet censorship bs too. I mean, of all times to do it, it's during the economy crisis. Secondly, it's beyond stupid and won't help in any way.
    damage_inc07
    RoboHendrix wrote: Fuck the politicians. Vote for nobody. Occupy instead!
    great idea, because ows has accomplished sooo much
    guitarman1992
    The last 3 years have basically been another term of W. Bush when it comes to foreign policy. If others like Waters are upset about that, as I am, they should vote for the only real change- and that change is Ron Paul.
    SydBareass
    GazzaCee wrote: I thought Waters is British...
    He became an American citizen a few years back.
    Evan42881
    RoboHendrix wrote: Fuck the politicians. Vote for nobody. Occupy instead!
    No.
    yoman297
    RoboHendrix wrote: Fuck the politicians. Vote for nobody. Occupy instead!
    Guys, I think he's joking.
    Pagan_Poetry
    Comeback Kiddd wrote: @ pagan_poetry Sopa act is not the same as foreign policy although it could potentially influence other countries but that is not what the article is referring to.
    I know. That's why I said "too". =P
    blakeT
    Hillary for President. Since Barack has proven that sucking dick doesn't work (Swallow the gravy, Mr. Obama), lets get a lesbian in there, see if she can munch us to world peace. Or make a porn DVD. Whatever.
    jaxjags80
    blakeT wrote: Hillary for President. Since Barack has proven that sucking dick doesn't work (Swallow the gravy, Mr. Obama), lets get a lesbian in there, see if she can munch us to world peace. Or make a porn DVD. Whatever.
    I like where you're goin with the porno. If she were to make one, she could hold onto it as leverage when negotiating with world leaders. "I swear, I will release this adult film starring myself and Rosie O'Donnell, if you don't turn in your nuclear weapons." Game over, Ahmadinejad.
    sheriff_nein
    i dont like politics at all, but this is probably one of the best political quotes America has ever produced.
    flyneye
    The only reason it would be a waste of a vote is; morons like you who say it is a waste of a vote and keep people voting for our one party Repubmocrat system. The differences between the parties is small and unimportant compared to the agendas of ANY other party. The Repubmocrats have spent the last century conspiring to power by eliminating freedom and replacing it with socialism. This guy has a sudden outbreak of common sense and along comes captaindumbshit to regurgitate the moron anthem " voting for anyone outside the ONE party system is a wasted vote. Well grow a brain butthead!
    Comeback Kiddd
    @ pagan_poetry Sopa act is not the same as foreign policy although it could potentially influence other countries but that is not what the article is referring to. From what I read/watch, Obama is making good yet really slow progress on his overall goal. I wouldn't be surprised if he hauled ass and accomplished much more in these next few months than he has so far since becoming president. As far as a republican candidate goes, the only one who seemed to excel has no intentions on running for president so my vote will have to go for Obama.
    flyneye
    To top it off, you're illiterate. I suspect you shouldn't be giving anyone political advise there, Bonzo.
    flyneye
    Well I'll hint at the fact that you're full of crap and you did in fact tell him not to waste his vote, throwing it outside Repubmocrat approved candidates. There is no difference that matters between Repubs and Democrats, so a generic name they will share with no apologies. The fact that you support "some" policies of any Repubmocrat should have you doing a serious self analysis. The victim of your previous advise, not Ron Paul had a sudden outbreak of common sense. Pauls common sense happened decades ago as a Libertarian. Policies the same, well duh! If you thought most people would vote for a hairy one eyed dwarf with a lisp you'd join the party rather than think for yourself, we've established that in the beginning. I'd actually call you more precise things than a pessimist,but, not only wouldn't you get it, but you think that current situations don't change, so you get the ostrich with it's head up its butt award.
    flyneye
    Once again, attention-hos from that inbred rock across the ocean have come to criticize our foreign policy. Is there a reason I should care what Rodger "Neurotic" Waters thinks about the damn world? How 'bout St. Bono who still hasn't stopped crap in Ireland, but has a few ideas on how everyone else can bring peace and harmony to the world.By showing up at the White House and being Obamas ball cleaner on the back nine. Not to mention sucking up to George W. I've heard enough domestic idiot rock and movie stars mislead the public political view of reality. I don't need imports. Humbug
    captainperoxide
    guitarman1992 wrote: The last 3 years have basically been another term of W. Bush when it comes to foreign policy. If others like Waters are upset about that, as I am, they should vote for the only real change- and that change is Ron Paul.
    I realize this is somewhat of a self-fulfilling prophecy, but Ron Paul is not going to win. Voting for him is a waste of a vote. It's sad, because he has common sense and integrity, something many politicians lack, and he should have more of a chance. But he really doesn't.
    captainperoxide
    flyneye wrote: The only reason it would be a waste of a vote is; morons like you who say it is a waste of a vote and keep people voting for our one party Repubmocrat system. The differences between the parties is small and unimportant compared to the agendas of ANY other party. The Repubmocrats have spent the last century conspiring to power by eliminating freedom and replacing it with socialism. This guy has a sudden outbreak of common sense and along comes captaindumbshit to regurgitate the moron anthem " voting for anyone outside the ONE party system is a wasted vote. Well grow a brain butthead!
    You've proved yourself to be pretty brainless yourself, so well done. If you notice, I hinted at the fact that I support many of his policies (although not all of them). Yes, it's sad that we're stuck in the two-party system, but there are too many people out there who will stick to it. Ron Paul didn't have a sudden outbreak of common sense, he's been running for years and his policies have remained largely the same. If I thought more people were going to vote for him, I wouldn't have said what I said. But he has never performed well in national elections, and I don't see any reason to believe he ever will. Sorry, call me a pessimist, but I don't see the current situation changing. And don't make up stupid names for the parties like "Repubmocrat," it makes you sound like Glenn Beck.