Traitor/Martyr

by Cop Shoot Cop

Cop Shoot Cop was a rock music group founded in New York City in 1987. They disbanded in 1996. The band were frequently classified as industrial rock, but were often quite different from many bands so dubbed, with a distinctive instrumental lineup that encompassed twin bass guitars, found metal per…




I was a suspect in the torching of the lies.
I was found guilty by a jury of my peers.
If truth equals consensus and the populace is wrong,
I am still condemned.
I was a sacrifice to the god of greater good
For a sacrilege against the church of state.
I transgressed the unwritten law and called them at their bluff.
Majority rules but the majority are sheep.
Injustice is never an accident.

Repression is only a state of mind.
I am discontinued.
I was a suspect in the torching of the lies.
I was found guilty by a jury of my peers.
If truth equals consensus and the populace is wrong,
I am still condemned.
Judas or Jesus:
Which one was smarter,
The traitor or the martyr?

Written by: CHRISTOPHER NANTZ, JAMES COLEMAN, PHILIP C. PULEO, TODD C. ASHLEY

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