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Hero Emo Kid Protests Trump With Dashboard Lyrics

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Hero Emo Kid Protests Trump With Dashboard Lyrics

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We’ve tried almost everything else at this point—facts, logic, something like 57 other Republican primary candidates slinging mud at him, and just pointing a camera at him an transmitting his actual thoughts and words—but nothing has seemed to gotten through to Trump voters. Ah, but there’s one thing we haven’t tried yet: the harrowing, emotional lyrics of 2kz emo’s resident pompadoured heartthrob, one Mr. Chris Carrabba. One young woman took marker to poster, and heart to sleeve, and made an appeal to Donald Trump’s inner scene kid by trying to open his eyes to the magic of Dashboard Confessional.

“What’s a citizen to do when the maybe Future President is spewing hateful rhetoric and making you pull your hair out at the headlines every day?” Shawna Stoltzfoos writes. “You ask yourself [What Would Chris Carrabba? Do]? And you take your deepest emotions to the streets.”


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She did just that, holding up a series of some of the emo balladeer’s lyrics. Will it stop Trump? No. But it did result in something even better for any emo kid:




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