Dropkick Murphys singer and bassist Ken Casey didn’t maintain again his criticism for billionaires and election deniers in a blistering message to Pennsylvania followers.
Casey carried out within the state, which contains a heated U.S. Senate race between Republican candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz and Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, on Thursday. He went after “swindlers” and “grifters” in a rant that appeared to focus on politicians supporting former President Donald Trump.
The Massachusetts-founded Celtic punk band’s efficiency was on the identical night time as President Joe Biden’s prime-time speech in opposition to “MAGA Republicans” and election deniers who threaten American democracy.
Casey, in his deal with, instructed followers that purchasing “those fucking hats” makes them “part of the problem.”
“You’re being duped by the greatest swindler in the history of the world. You’re being duped by a bunch of grifters and billionaires who don’t give a shit about you or your family,” Casey stated.
“If you consider yourself a patriot and you’re spouting out that election-denying shit, I will fight your ass outside if you want to,” he added.
Watch a clip of Casey’s rant beneath.
Casey has been politically outspoken previously.
Casey, a self-proclaimed Democrat, co-hosted a fundraiser for GOP Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker when he was working for the workplace in 2014. “I will take a big heart and strong character over political party any day,” Casey instructed the Boston Herald on the time.
He supported U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, who was appointed by Biden, throughout Walsh’s marketing campaign for Boston mayor in 2013.
The musician instructed Kerrang journal final 12 months that the band is just not within the place of “backing politicians” however added that who somebody is as an individual issues and he didn’t see it in Trump.
“Well, you put a shitty person in charge, what did you expect?” Casey stated.
“Friends that I’ve had my whole life got swindled into believing what that snake oil salesman was selling. It ruined lifelong friendships and family relations,” he stated. “That might be wishful thinking because divisions are deep, but when you don’t have a guy pouring gasoline on it every day on Twitter, it’s a little bit easier to have hope.”