When teens attack! (Donald Trump’s Instagram account)

June 11, 2016

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This probably isn’t the type of youth engagement the candidates were hoping for. 

Since Thursday, users hoping to read through comments on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Instagram feed (@RealDonaldTrump) have been inundated with lyrics from pop acts like Twenty One Pilots, My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy and Panic at the Disco. 

In a message posted to social media on Thursday, Instagram account @yall.need.feminism beckons users to flood Trump’s page, starting Saturday, June 11, with lyrics from popular bands.

“On June 11, we attack,” the message reads, “Spread the word.”

Not long after the post went up, other users re-posted the challenge, and days ahead of schedule, the lyrics began rolling in.

“My name’s Blurryface, and I don’t care what you think,” one user, channeling Twenty One Pilots, wrote under a post from eight weeks ago of Trump waving to supporters.

On a picture posted five weeks ago after Trump’s win in the Indiana primary, another user wrote the My Chemical Romance line: “So long, and good night.” 

The Instagram user @yall.need.feminism could not be immediately reached, but a Saturday afternoon post to the page outlined, among other things “Trump is a terrible choice.”

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