Roger Waters fears Hillary Clinton could be ‘first female President’ to drop a nuclear bomb

Pink Floyd co-founder is backing independent nominee Bernie Sanders 

Heather Saul@heatheranne9
Monday 26 October 2015 22:11
Roger Waters co-founded Pink Floyd in 1965
Roger Waters co-founded Pink Floyd in 1965

Roger Waters has some serious reservations about the prospect of Hillary Clinton entering the White House.

The outspoken Pink Floyd co-founder believes there is something “scarily hawkish” about the former Secretary of State, a politician he claims has a look of dishonesty about her.

His biggest concern is that the Democratic nominee tipped to succeed President Obama could become the first President to effectively bring about the Armageddon.

Waters, a British citizen who cannot vote, told Rolling Stone magazine: “I have an awful worry that she might become the first woman president to drop a f**king nuclear bomb on somebody.”

Waters was much more enthusiastic about Bernie Sanders, the independent nominee considered to be the biggest threat to Clinton’s bid for presidency, who he lauded as “the only person in the race that I see with any credibility”.

The left-wing candidate who has never held a national political office before emerged as a surprise contender for the Presidential bid, drawing crowds of up to 30,000 people at rallies - five times the size of those attending Clinton’s campaign events.

Despite not enjoying the same financial backing as Clinton, Sanders is not short of help running his campaign after more than 140,000 people signed up as volunteers.

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