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Billie Joe Takes on the Real American Idiot

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

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    Green Day’s Billie Joe is, unsurprisingly, not a fan of Donald Trump. He speaks with Kerrang in their upcoming issue:

    “The worst problem I see about Trump is who his followers are,” frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said. “I actually feel bad for them, because they’re poor, working-class people who can’t get a leg up. They’re pissed off and he’s preyed on their anger. He just said, ‘You have no options and I’m the only one, and I’m going to take care of it myself.’ I mean, that’s fucking Hitler, man!”

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  2. Owlex

    free snewt Prestigious

    he is definitely not wrong
  3. doubledribble


    Lose-lose election for sure.
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  4. blacktaxi2d


    "I mean, that’s fucking Hitler, man!"

    finally, someone bringing logic to the table
  5. MrAirplane


    pretty sure one of those outcomes is a bit scarier than the other
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  6. Strikegently

    close cover, strike gently

    If you made a list of all of the people who are "literally Hitler", Adolf Hitler wouldn't even be in the Top 10 any more.
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  7. doubledribble


    I'm scared of both.
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  8. Neon Light

    rage and love

    Love Billie Joe's take on politics. Just saw the American Idiot musical and it just brings that album and all the undertones to life in such a great way. Can't wait for this new record.
  9. KimmyGibbler

    Everywhere you look... Prestigious

    You may have forgotten the "/s"
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  10. stuckinvhs

    Social Justice Wizard Prestigious

    He's got a valid point. I liked Donald Trump in Home Alone 2 but cannot wait until Hillary rigs the election and I can stop hearing about him.

    Edit: not implying he'd win, don't want him to. But Hilary is a crooked goon.
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  11. Micool1

    Trusted Prestigious

    Damn I had never realized Donald Trump was in Home Alone 2!
  12. OpenIntro

    llama llama