Jewish World Review March 31, 2003 / 27 Adar II, 5763
Lennon joins dead celebs opposed to war
John Lennon has joined the
list of dead celebrities who have come out in
opposition to the war in Iraq.
Communicating with ITV News through his surviving
wife, Yoko Ono, the late Beatle announced that he
was angry with British Prime Minister Tony Blair,
and would "tell him off if I weren't indisposed at
The decomposing composer said that if he were
still alive, he would have prevented the war by
inviting all of his friends to his bedroom then
chanting and singing.
"That's how I stopped the Vietnam War, and it
would have worked for this one too," Mr. Lennon
added. "But given my current position, perhaps I
could participate in one of those die-ins."
Tony Blair's spokesman said, "Mr. Lennon has a
right to protest. At least he won't be blocking
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© 2003, Scott Ott