On Inauguration Day, Waters posted the official footage for his incendiary Mexico City performance of “Pigs (Three Different Ones),” a rendition that slammed then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“A note from Roger: The resistance begins today,” Waters’ Fb posted Friday. The video comes from Waters’ late-September live performance gigs at Mexico City’s Foro Sol in front of an enormous viewers that did not appreciate Trump calling Mexicans “rapists” or threatening to build a wall.
During the track, Roger Waters’ video screens showed artist-made pictures of Trump toting a machine gun outside the White House, giving the Nazi salute and surrounding himself with KKK members. Roger additionally relishes aiming lyrics from the Animals epic like “Bus stop rat bag, haha charade you’re” and “You are almost a laugh, however you’re really a cry” in the mogul’s direction.
The Pink Floyd rocker closed out his savaging of Donald Trump by coopting a phrase that is gone viral in Mexico: “Trump Eres Un Pendejo,” which translates to, “Trump, you’re an asshole.”
In a WTF With Marc Maron interview released a week before Election Day, Roger Waters likened Trump’s rise to Adolf Hitler’s in Germany.
“The method for taking over the state and for it becoming a totalitarian police state, is at all times the same, and it is at all times the identification of ‘the other’ because the enemy,” Waters warned. “In Donald Trump’s case, it is the Chinese, the Mexicans, and Islam – it does not matter who it’s. With Hitler, it was the Jews, the Communists, the Gypsies, anyone who had a physical deformity, or whatever it might be, the homosexuals – they were all lumped together.”