During an interview with Fox Business Network’s Kennedy, Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic discusses why he supports the Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson and how his band Nirvana compares to the 2016 presidential election.
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Novoselic believes that Johnson and his running mate William Weld can win this election.
“My supporting them is not some kind of third party protest vote or some kind of stunt or anything. These are viable candidates, they’re experienced law makers, they have executive experience and I think that if voters get a good look at them, they’ll say hey, these are a couple of grown-ups and I’m comfortable giving them my vote,” he said.
Novoselic stated that Johnson and Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein need to be included in the debates and that the debates shouldn’t be closed off to just the Democratic and Republican Parties.
“There’s a wall built around the United States House of Representatives. There’s a wall built around the Democratic and Republican Parties and they’re candidates for president and we need to tear those bearers down and have a free and open debate,” he said.
In the early 1990’s the grunge band Nirvana released one of their first hit albums ‘Nevermind’, which sold a total of 30 million copies worldwide and spent 253 weeks on the Billboard Top 200. Nirvana helped pave the way for Grunge, Punk rock and Alternative rock music all over the world.
“So Nirvana was there and these other bands alternative music, grunge music , punk , whatever you want to call it and people were like hey this is great, this is the new regime and this is what we need in politics. We just need some alternative voices and I think people will respond,” he said.