That’s until he buys some sunglasses which, when worn, gives him a full technicolor view of the world. Newspaper headlines, television commercials and posters suddenly take on a sinister new meaning.
After sharing his discovery with his bandmates Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, Armstrong enacts a plan to lift the wool from others citizens’ eyes.
It comes with some scary consequences for viewers as they realize that the American Dream is just a fantasy.
The video, which was released as part of the group’s promo for its new greatest hits album “God’s Favorite Band,” has been well received on Twitter:
When the new Green Day song bashes Trump 👌🏻
— Jordan Faustino (@TheTestTapes) November 18, 2017
It follows Green Day’s ripping of Trump in its “Troubled Times” video, which it released in January: