She dislikes politics and says she's not a registered Democrat. But Cher is so panic-stricken at the thought of Smirk leading the free world that she's delayed the London recording sessions for the follow-up to Believe so shecan do whatever possible to keep him out of office.
"Has everyone lost their f--king minds?
Doesn't anybody remember the Reagan-Bush years when people had no money and no jobs? What has happened to people's memories? It's like they have Alzheimer's or something."
The Oscar-Grammy winner talked to Wall of Sound from her home Friday.
"I don't like Bush," she said of George W.
"I don't trust him.
I don't like his record.
Some woman said to me she was voting for him because she liked his dad, and I said, 'Good, because that's what you're getting.'
If somebody's claim to fame is that they signed a law so that you can carry a gun to church - oh, give me a break."
That the polls are even close - that there's even a question in voters' minds between Bush and - has flabbergasted the usually unshockable superstar.
"If you're black in this country,
if you're a woman in this country,
if you are any minority in this country at all,
what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?
If you think the president is an ass, fine - after four years you can vote him out.
But the Supreme Court - that's 30 years!
The Jerry Falwells of this world will be right in your back pocket. You won't have one fucking right left."
"I'm supposed to go out and talk to people this week and tell them that if you vote for Ralph Nader that's all well and good, but a vote for Nader is a vote for Bush."
She said she stays in touch with the issues, partly just by talking with people wherever she goes.
"I have been traveling this country for 37 years," she said of her wide-ranging career. "I know what's going on more than many of these politicians know. I don't want to see what happened years ago, happen again. The idea of old people eating dog food doesn't appeal to me. Call me old-fashioned. I just don't like it."