Who knew Krist Novoselic was a Nickelback fan? Following President Trump’s use of Nickelback’s “Photograph” to troll Joe Biden, Novoselic defended the band from a Fox News pundit who compared the band to socialism.

Joe Biden has been under fire for a potential conflict of interest between his high government position and a job the younger Biden held at a Ukrainian energy company. No corruption has been discovered as of this posting, but that hasn’t stopped Trump from poking at one of his leading challengers in the 2020 race.

In a tweet which was deleted for copyright issues, Trump posted, “Look at this photograph!” with an image of Chad Kroeger holding up a picture of the Bidens with Ukrainian businessmen.

On Fox News’ The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, pundit Chris Stirewalt criticized Nickelback. “Nickelback is like socialism,” Stirewalt said. “Our generation and prior generations fought hard against the scourge of Nickelback and to show what the dangers are of emo-pop ballad ’90s rock.”

Surprisingly, it was Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic who came to Nickelback’s defense via Twitter, “Who is this jerk? Nickelback is a is power pop rock band & I love them!!!! They are Canadian BTW. The USA can work well because of the uneasy marriage between socialism and capitalism here. There is push and pull—so be weary of those on the fringe advocating one way or another.” [via Kerrang!]

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