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Campaign: Get American Idiot to No.1 for Trump's UK Visit

On Friday 6 July, a campaign to make Green Day’s American Idiot number one in the UK charts ahead of Donald Trump’s visit launches. It already has the backing of thousands of supporters.

Organisers urged people to download and stream the hit song from to ensure it’s a radio favourite when Trump visits the UK for the first time since taking office. Read the article from inews here.

For more details, here’s the official Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/trumpidiot/

Or - for the essential info, see below (c/o ‘Get American Idiot to No.1 for Trump's UK Visit’):

Simple. When President Trump arrives on UK soil for his visit on Friday 13th July 2018, American Idiot will be the official No.1 single. Are you in?

What to do:
Between Friday 6th July and end of Thursday 12th July, buy a £1 download of Green Day's 'American Idiot'. If enough do this, we will make it the UK's official No.1 single the VERY DAY Trump arrives on UK soil. Like the Facebook page for more details and download links (150x Spotify / Deezer / Apple Music / Amazon streaming plays also count as 1x download sale).

Q: WHY ARE YOU BOTHERING TO DO THIS?
A: Because we'd find it hilarious and reckon thousands more will find it hilarious too. If you don't like it then great...just don't like it then, but we really couldn't care less. We're doing this anyway

Q: THIS IS THE MOST IDIOTIC CAMPAIGN I'VE EVER SEEN
A: Sorry did you say "Idiotic"? That's very shrewd of you. Yes you're correct, we know that, an idiotic campaign for an idiotic man.

Q: YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO DO THIS HOW DARE YOU?
A: So you're trying to tell us that using this as a peaceful protest against a racist, misogynist, pussy-grabbing, elitist, healthcare-destroying, climate change-denying, bullshitting, backward, orange shitgibbon of an excuse for a man is not ok then? Hmmm...righty oh... you do realise when our weak Prime Minister offered him a full state visit there were over 1.8 MILLION signatures against this within days...so we'd say we're in the right here.

Q: HE'S OUR PRESIDENT! HOW DISRESPECTFUL! HOW WOULD YOU LIKE IT IF US AMERICANS BUY 'BRITISH IDIOT' OR WHATEVER WHEN YOUR PRIME MINISTER COMES HERE HUH?
A: Then you'd be quite correct. Us in the UK have the weakest, lamest government in living memory and we'll happily help you run the campaign.

Q: BUT TRUMP MIGHT NOT EVEN CARE?!
A: So what?

Q: BUT GREEN DAY WROTE THIS ABOUT GEORGE W. BUSH NOT TRUMP!
A: So what?

Q: DOES SPOTIFY AND OTHER STREAMING COUNT?
A: Yes it does. Every 150 streams of the song are counted as 1 sale of the official UK chart

Q: BUT THE CHARTS ARE COUNTED ON A SUNDAY AREN'T THEY?
A: No they're not, it's now announced on a Friday and a new *official UK* chart count starts on a Friday and finishes Thursday night. It's been like that for a couple of years now. The -unofficial- UK BIG 40 or whatever it's called that goes out on some radio stations on a Sunday is not official at all so just ignore it.

Q: YOU SHOULD BE CONCENTRATING ON OUR OWN LEADERSHIP, NOT THE LEADER OF ANOTHER COUNTRY!
A: You miss the point. We're doing this for the amusement as it WILL annoy him, but yes we'll support any good ideas regarding the shower of British idiots who run our own country.

Q: YOU'RE WASTING YOUR TIME! [INSERT RANDOM GAMMON RANT HERE]
A: No we're not.

Q: IT WILL BE SO FUNNY IF THIS FAILS TO HIT THE TOP
A: No, the campaign _already_ has been worth the £1 we'll each spend. We've had fun regardless and to chart it anywhere would still be a giggle.

Q: BUT YOU'RE JUST LINING THE POCKETS OF THE RECORD COMPANY AND THE BAND WHO DON'T NEED THE MONEY!
A: yes probably...but that's not the point. We don't care who gets the money, we just want American Idiot at the top spot on that very day he arrives here.

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A: Yeah we really couldn't give a toss about your irrelevant ramblings but keep commenting as it helps our reach.

Q: I THINK YOUR CAMPAIGN IS REALLY STUPID SO CAN I COMMENT ON YOUR POSTS ANYWAY TO HELP INCREASE YOUR PAGE'S REACH?
A: Yes go ahead, we'll even insult you a bit more if you like? You'll probably get all offended as if you have some sort of 'rights' but we *genuinely* don't care about your opinion. Come July we'll still do this anyway. Feel free to slag us off on other parts of Facebook too, we'd like that very much.

Q: YOU'RE AN ADMIN OF THIS CAMPAIGN. STOP BEING SO CHILDISH
A: No, shan’t, piss off.