Marilyn Manson claims that it is his job as an artist to ask those daring questions that nobody else will ask, in an effort to get people to THINK. His latest music video shows a look alike of Trump lying on the floor, beheaded. What message do you suppose he is sending?
Manson says the new video is widely left open to “interpretation” but the red tie is a dead give away.
At least he admits when he is wrong, Obama was a complete failure.
IW has the story:
The singer shared a gory NSFW clip on Election Day which shows him sitting on a throne, ripping pages from a bible, then panning over to a beheaded man who resembles the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The video is directed by Tyler Shields, and while it doesn’t mention that it’s Trump, Manson told the publication that the piece is open to interpretation.
“Either way tomorrow goes, the visuals are meant to create contemplation. Because it’s obviously bigger than just tomorrow,” he told The Daily Beast on the eve of Election Day. “It’s about the desperate acts of people who believe something that is preached by an unbeliever.”
“Right now we’re in such a state of confusion when it comes to religion, politics, sexuality, and how they all tie together, and it’s being turned into a circus and a sideshow—and that’s something that I’ve been described as a ringleader of,” he continued. “It seems like a time for me as an artist, and as an American artist, to make something that causes a new set of questions to arise that aren’t simply statements.”
Manson previously told Rolling Stone that he wouldn’t be voting in the election due to the fact that he “didn’t find either candidate to his liking.” Adding, “I don’t think that’s a coward’s stance. A lot of people might say that. I just don’t really want to be a part of this piece of history. Last time, I did want to be involved in some piece of history as a voter.”