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Smashing Pumpkins Singer Smashes Social Justice Warriors

From Truth Revolt
5.19.2016 | Sarah Fisher

“We live in a world where one word could destroy your life but it’s OK to, if you’re a social-justice warrior, spit in somebody’s face.”

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Former lead singer Billy Corgan of the 90s grunge band Smashing Pumpkins ripped into the Social Justice Warrior movement in a recent interview.

The singer explained,

“When I watch some of the clips … of some of these protests, I have no respect for what these people are doing,…They’re shutting down free speech. … I just don’t get it. To me it’s antithetical to the society that I believe in. But I try to listen to their argument… The tactics in the social-justice warrior movement are to stifle and shut down free speech,” he said. “And I would argue in the world that I live in, which is the bareknuckle world, they’re leveraging their position because they don’t have power.”

Corgan astutely observed how the simple “wrong” use of a word, could ruin his career:
 
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