After Kanye West recently revealed he would be running for the highest office in the United States, Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda has decided to get in on the fun.
The Linkin Park rocker joked about his new political career, seemingly poking fun at Kanye West. Shinoda pointed out that Kanye’s tweet came as the musician had new music to promote, something his critics regularly note. Kanye West often becomes active on social media when he has a new project to hype.
“I, too am running for president*,” Shinoda tweeted.
He then issued a correction, pointing out he will “*have new music out.”
Fans had a good time in the comments trying to come up with an official Shinoda 2020 campaign slogan. Here is one of the best: