Hall of Infamy: David Cronin

The Brussels based writer tells Guardian readers why the musician "has betrayed punk's ethos"

July 21, 2010

"How can Lydon so callously disregard the suffering of a people under colonial occupation? The answer is easy. [His band] will be performing in Tel Aviv as headliners at a festival sponsored by Heineken.

"Along with giving him all the free beer he can swallow, Lydon can be sure the brewers will help to swell his bank account. Finally, he has found a corporation that gets 'the opportunity of me'.”

Last updated: 2:55pm, July 21 2010