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Fiona Apple just sang a Christmas carol for Trump and it’s hilarious

Iconic singer/songwriter Fiona Apple is back just in time for the holidays, with a Christmas-themed music video scorching Donald Trump.

Apple, who is best known for singles like “Criminal,” and her timeless cover of The Beatles’ “Across the Universe,” just released a selfie-style music video on her Tumblr account titled “Trump’s Nuts Roasting On an Open Fire,” modeled after the Christmas classic “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire.” The song pokes fun at Trump’s boasting about sexually assaulting women, and references the spate of hate crimes that erupted across the country against people of color following his election. Apple finishes the song by tearing a photo of Trump in half.

Here are the full lyrics of Apple’s anti-Trump Christmas song:

Trump’s nuts roasting on an open fire
As he keeps nipping at his foes.
You’ll cry creepy uncle
Every time he arrives
For he keeps clawing at your clothes
Everybody knows some money and entitlement
Can help to make the season white
Mothers of color with their kids out of sight
Will find it hard to sleep at night.

They know that Trump is on his way.
He’s got black boys in hoodies locked up on his sleigh
And every working man is going to cry
When they learn that Letch don’t care how you live or if you die

So I’m offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to 92
Although it’s been said many times, many ways
Merry Christmas to you
Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas
Donald Trump, fuck you.

Watch the video of her performance below:



Zach Cartwright is an activist and author from Richmond, Virginia. He enjoys writing about politics, government, and the media. Send him an email at [email protected], and follow his work on the Public Banking Institute blog

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