Nikki Sixx Slams President Trump For Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal
Adding his voice to a chorus of artists skewering President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, former Motley Crue and current Sixx:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has called him out for alienating Americans from the rest of the country based on ego and personal finances.
In a long, measured message posted to his Facebook page yesterday, Sixx both criticized him broadly for getting where he has with a silver spoon and specifically for his decision to withdraw from the deal.
"I know every day is a chance to make a difference in someone else's life and that means the earth, too," he wrote. "Decades ago we didn't know what was happening to our planet but we now have solid scientific information. Damage has been done, but with knowledge and good old American elbow grease, we were making positive changes."
"I can't be the same guy who wrote 'Shout At The Devil' and now sit on my hands and keep my mouth shut. I am as American as it gets. I have paid millions upon millions of dollars in taxes for our GREAT country and did it the American way. I worked for it. I want the guy who is our President to do the same. I don't want him to dismantle OUR future. He makes decisions based on ego and refuses to work together with others for a better America. He works for himself and doesn't give a f*** about us. Let's change for the better, not for the worse."
It's not the first time he's spoken out against Trump. In February, Sixx spoke out during a Facebook live session, saying he was not "the right choice for our country" but also took a wait-and-see approach, saying "I’m an American, and I hope he does a great, great job."
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