British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, mentioned two of the greatest British music bands as his favorites.
In a a new general election campaign video, in which the PM is seen walking around the Conservative Party headquarters answering questions, at one point he is asked who his favourite band is and he replies:
“Look this is either The Clash or The Rolling Stones, and mainly I listen to The Rolling Stones nowadays, so you can make of that what you will.”
As NME reports, fans of The Clash were quick to air their ire on Twitter concerning the Prime Minister’s comments.
“David Cameron liked The Jam, Boris Johnson likes The Clash. Do any of these chinless fucks even listen to the lyrics. Next Jacob Rees Mogg will be telling us how he loves NWA and was always down with the west coast vibe,” one wrote, while another added: “Don’t pretend to like the Clash, you lying Tory fuckbrain.”
The surviving members of The Clash are yet comment on Johnson’s remarks.
David Cameron sparked similar outrage nearly a decade ago when he said he was a fan of The Smiths. In 2010, The Smiths’ guitarist Johnny Marr tweeted: “David Cameron, stop saying that you like The Smiths, no you don’t. I forbid you to like it.”