What, R.E.M. doesn’t support the goals and aims of Donald Trump? After Trump used “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” as intro music during a speech at the Tea Party-hosted ‘Stop the Iran Deal’ rally in Washington, DC, Michael Stipe shared these supportive thoughts to Daily Beast.
Mills also channeled Michael Stipe, who expanded the feedback to include Ted Cruz.
Later, R.E.M. offered a measured statement on the matter.
Top image taken September 3rd, 2015 by Michael Vadon, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC by 4.0).