Look, I'm not a very political person. But I AM a massive, undying fan of the 2011 remake of Footloose, and an even BIGGER fan of the Twitter account created to promote the 2011 remake of Footloose. So when the six-year-old promotional Twitter account for a remake of a movie about a rebel teen who teaches a small town how to dance says something about the 2017 political climate, I LISTEN.
Let me be clear: I've obviously heard of this whole Trump thing. It's impossible to browse the internet looking for "Footloose 2011 remake"-related content or to flip around TV hoping to catch the 2011 Footloose remake on basic cable without inadvertently picking up some information about what the president of the United States is doing. After all, standing up to unreasonable authority figures is a central message of the hit 2011 film Footloose.
However, none of us huge fans of the 2011 Footloose remake would DARE risk staking a political claim against a sitting president -- or adopting any opinions, really -- without the express consent of our beloved 2011 Footloose remake Twitter account. Even if the verified Twitter account pertaining to the 2011 remake of the film Footloose didn't expressly clarify its position on a particular social issue, I'd still be mortified to speak out against it. What if the 2011 Footloose remake Twitter account later tweeted the OPPOSITE of my opinion? Then I'd be in conflict with my primary ideological compass (which is, again, a promotional social media account pertaining to a six-year-old reboot of a Kevin Bacon film from 23 years ago).