Green Day posted this picture on their Facebook page:
Which, given their history of political opinions, makes sense.
But the comments are fucking wild, man. Like, did these commentators even listen to any of Green Day’s work?
Buddy, you used Green Day as an escape from politics? I don’t think you understand how that works.
Yes, yes, Green Day should stay out of politics. They’ve really been known for the quietness on political events (*sarcasm*).
What are Green Day’s music or public statements makes you think they are willing to sit by and let an authoritarian demagogue rise without protesting that? He hasn’t said “mean things,” he’s a fucking dictator-in-waiting.
Many of those temperatures broke existing records for the date by several degrees.
As always, “weather” is not “climate” and any one day is not proof that climate has been changing. But the trend is absolutely clear. The world is warming, the ocean is warming on average, and extreme weather events will become more common. Anyone who pretends that there is any scientific doubt about human-caused climate change is either an idiot or they’re lying to you.
“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them.” ― Bertrand Russell, New Hopes for a Changing World
There’s no point for democracy when ignorance is celebrated Political scientists get the same one vote as some Arkansas inbred Majority rule, don’t work in mental institutions Sometimes the smallest softest voice carries the grand biggest solutions
Anyone defending him is completely ignorant to what he’s actually doing. A few times a week he is doing something that sets us backwords and people refuse to see it and actually do research. I cannot, for the life of me, understand why he has people defending him with everything they have.
I’m honestly embarrassed for our country. I have been relatively quiet because I wanted to “give him a chance” and hoped our Congress would keep him at bay but the unchecked executive orders has me giving up on the miniscule hope I had that he wouldn’t set us too far back.