Gene Simmons Wrote an Op-Ed for the Toronto Sun and Offers Advice for Canada

Gene Simmons of KISS is never short of opinions. When the Toronto Sun offered him an opportunity to write an op-ed piece, he jumped at it.

Yes. I know.

I am an odd choice to write an op-ed piece for the Toronto Sun.

However, in the interest of cooperation between our two countries, I am obliging your wonderful editor in providing the following food for thought.

Consider the following: Don’t you think it’s past time we all start looking at each other the same way the bad guys in the Middle East look at us?

They make no distinction between left or right, between conservative or liberal.

They hate us all.

Because we are Canadian. Or, because we are American.

But mostly, because we are a free society where we can think and do as we please. Where women are highly regarded and respected. Where freedom of choice isn’t dictated by religion, or skin colour, or ethnicity. Where you can achieve your dreams and aspirations.

And they can’t.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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