Newswire: Slayer’s Tom Araya thinks America is a “nation of crybabies”

Maybe they do have snowflakes in Hell. Slayer’s Tom Araya certainly seems to be sensitive of late, continuing to complain about people complaining about a Photoshopped image of Slayer hanging out with Donald Trump back in January. At the time, Araya seemed to take pleasure in trolling fans who objected to the image, writing, “I never would have guessed that there where so many snowflakes commenting their distaste for the new president. Like him or not he is the president,” after he re-posted the photo—which was initially taken down, presumably by a moderator—on the band’s official Instagram page.

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As The A.V. Club‘s David Anthony pointed out a few months back, Slayer has a history of flirting with extreme right-wing politics, for which it has been roundly criticized in the past. Araya doesn’t seem to have learned from those experiences, though, doubling …

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