Joe Scarborough releases song inspired by the Women's March and it's cringeworthy

The Morning Joe co-host is following in the footsteps of Keith Urban

Ilana Kaplan
New York
Tuesday 23 January 2018 01:06
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Joe Scarborough. Credit: Press Photo.
Joe Scarborough. Credit: Press Photo.

Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough released his own empowerment anthem "inspired by the Women's March and dedicated to those who #Resist."

The rocker dad dropped the single called "Stand" over the weekend just in time for the 2018 Women's March.

In the song, he sings, “Once in your life, you may get the chance to stand against a column of tanks. And once in your life, you may get the chance to say words like deep within your heart that change the outcome of the day. And how the world turns violently, we’re battered by the savagery but we will not wake not on bended knees, we will not go down quietly, will not go down silently.”

The former Florida congressman gets really deep.

But not only did the 54-year-old debut a song: he also made a music video to go with it.

The music video, which is about as tone-deaf as the song, highlights clips of handmaids, protesters, Whoopi Goldberg, President Trump shaking hands with people and a lot of images that seem to have been pulled out randomly from a hat.

Scarborough released his first EP Mystified in summer 2017 and followed it up with a holiday-themed EP in December.

After famously leaving the Republican party in 2017, Scarborough has been outspoken about his distaste for Trump's politics.

His criticism of the president was also a motivation to write "Stand."

Perhaps Scarborough should have taken cues from Keith Urban's mansplaining anthem "Female" from November and not made this song.

But it seems like he must have been inspired by Urban instead.

As if women haven't been through enough, now they have to listen to a female empowerment anthem from another man.

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