Superchunk Do Not Want the Support of Donald Trump Fans

INDIO, CA - APRIL 13: Musicians Jim Wilbur (R) and Mac McCaughan of Superchunk perform onstage during day 3 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 13, 2014 in Indio, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Coachella)

One Twitter pundit, whose bio section includes the notations “#SupportTrump,” “#DraintheSwamp” and “#BenCarson,” had a theory about why pop-punk icons Superchunk began a recent concert by volunteering some anti-Donald-Trump sentiments. The Chapel Hill band expeditiously affirmed her reading of the situation.

https://twitter.com/hauserlisa1/status/896580501523136512

For those of you keeping score: In June, Superchunk released a 7” benefitting Planned Parenthood, and in December, lead singer Mac McCaughan posted a grim post-election postmortem of 2016 called “Happy New Year (Prince Can’t Die Again).” Yesterday, @hauserlisa1 retweeted a fake Julian Assange account that called Black Lives Matter a hate group and an article offering proof that George Soros effectively “ruled Ukraine” in 2014.

Listen to Superchunk’s recent Chelsea-Manning-referencing single “I Got Cut” below.

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=15732744/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/track=933599762/transparent=true/

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