Headbangers + Rockers React to Donald Trump Being Elected President
In a stunning upset, Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election and rockers have taken to social media to weigh in on the results.
Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan offered a succinct appraisal early in the morning in response to the news.
As expected, outspoken Trump supporter Ted Nugent is pleased with the prospect of a Trump White House, telling fans on a Facebook Live session rant, “I’m actually a little teary-eyed this morning. We declared our independence, and we told Hillary Clinton we don’t accept liars, scammers, thieves and rotten freedom-hating, constitution hating, conniving criminals to be President. Thank you America, good going. Good work!”
Michael Sweet of Stryper had a bit less over-the-top pro-Trump tweet,
Reactions from rockers ran the gamut from stunned to angry to ready to move on. A few rockers stressed the need for healing the country’s split, and moving on together.