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Green Day's American Idiot could be #1 for Trump's United Kingdom visit

RTR29PN3 Green Day's American Idiot could be #1 for Trump's United Kingdom visit
Julia Gonzales | 10 July, 2018, 23:06

The campaign has successfully pushed the song up several music charts, including the Amazon digital music chart, where the song is now at number one, ahead of President Donald Trump's official visit to the United Kingdom. The song was originally written, in part, about then-President George W. Bush. The song has also been popping up on the iTunes singles chart and Chart data confirmed that it re-entered their UK Top 20 earlier this week. The song is now the best selling song on Amazon in the UK. "Keep doing that until midnight on Thursday". Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineKaine jokes: Kim Jong Un will send Trump a copy of "American Idiot" The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Better Medicare Alliance - Anticipation builds for Trump's SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett emerges as favorite on right, target for left MORE (D-Va.) last week also cited the Green Day hit in mocking Trump. Its inspired slogan: Make American Idiot Great Again. He'll meet Queen Elizabeth and huddle with British Prime Minister Theresa May but, in a break from custom for a visit by a foreign leader, he will not visit Downing Street.

Organizers of the "American Idiot For UK No.1 When Trump Visits" social media campaign did not respond to Newsweek's request for comment.

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wrote American Idiot in the throes of the Iraq War and the angst of post-9/11 America, which the song described as "an alien nation where everything isn't meant to be okay".

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