NICKELBACK Takes On ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER In Twitter Feud Of The Day

NICKELBACK Takes On ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER In Twitter Feud Of The Day

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has become the latest person to jump aboard the NICKELBACK bashing bandwagon.

Noting the deep unpopularity of members of Congress as he pushed for redistricting reform across the nation, Schwarzenegger said in a video posted on attn:, a video sharing site aimed at millennials: "Here are some of the things that are more popular than Congress: hemorrhoids, NICKELBACK, traffic jams, root canals, colonoscopies, herpes. Even herpes, they couldn't beat herpes in the polls."

The former governor, who championed redistricting reform in California, also tweeted: "When Congress is less popular than herpes & Nickelback, how do 97% of them get re-elected? Gerrymandering."

Unsurprisingly, the band everyone loves to crap on noticed and fired back with chilly precision, citing the critically savaged 1997 superhero movie "Batman & Robin", which features Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze. The movie has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 11 percent, and a 3.7 out of 10 on IMDB. The band tweeted: "Approval rate this: Batman & Robin. Please leave us out of your future wisdom drops. Danke Shön Herr Governator."

Conceding that he had been trumped by the Canadian rockers, Schwarzenegger retorted: "That's... ice cold. I hope we can agree that we need a freeze on gerrymandering, guys. Thanks for the reply."

NICKELBACK recently announced that its new single and album are both called "Feed The Machine", with the band gearing up for a lengthy North American tour this summer to support them. The trek kicks off on June 23 in Noblesville, Indiana and hits 44 cities before winding down on October 1 in Vancouver. DAUGHTRY will appear at all the U.S. shows, while SHAMAN'S HARVEST will do the entire tour and CHEAP TRICK will serve as special guests on the western Canadian leg.

Our Congress is less popular than herpes. -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Posted by ATTN: on Tuesday, February 14, 2017



COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).