Margaret Thatcher died yesterday at the age of 87.
But while most of the world was saying goodbye to this Iron Lady, controversial singer Morrissey was saying something else: good riddance.
In an essay for The Daily Beast, Morrissey writes that Thatcher possessed nothing but “negative traits,” detailing the problems he had with the late politician:
“She destroyed the British manufacturing industry, she hated the miners, she hated the arts, she hated the Irish Freedom Fighters and allowed them to die, she hated the English poor and did nothing at all to help them…
“She hated Greenpeace and environmental protectionists, she was the only European political leader who opposed a ban on the Ivory Trade, she had no wit and no warmth and even her own Cabinet booted her out.”
Come on, Morrissey, tell us how you really feel.
Adding that “British working people have forgotten her already, and the people of Argentina will be celebrating her death,” the artist concluded:
“Thatcher was a terror without an atom of humanity.”
Morrissey is certainly never afraid to speak his mind. In the past couple months alone, he’s slammed Beyonce for her use of animal-based handbags and boycotted Jimmy Kimmel Live after the Duck Dynasty men were booked as guests.