Great Job, Internet!: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Nickelback swiftly terminate Twitter feud
For much of its 20+ year career, Nickelback has been a musical punching bag/punchline. But ragging on the Canadian rockers has fallen out of fashion, and not just because of their 50+ million albums sold. They have a vocal defender in Avril Lavigne, who took on Facebook for her ex-husband’s band, and even law enforcement in Canada has had to walk back a joke about the punitive effects of their third album. The latest high-profile subject to meet the backlash to Nickelbacklash is Arnold Schwarzenegger, who mocked the band in an otherwise pertinent tweet about gerrymandering.
When Congress is less popular than herpes & Nickelback, how do 97% of them get re-elected? Gerrymandering. WATCH: https://t.co/SoX0tdlTeM
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) February 14, 2017
Ouch—what’s the bigger insult there, being compared to Congress or herpes? We‘ll never know how Nickelback feels, because the band just responded …