Sebastian Bach: I would do a better job than Donald Trump

Sebastian Bach (Image credit: Robin Marchant - Getty)

Sebastian Bach (opens in new tab) says he could do a better job of running the US than president Donald Trump.

The former Skid Row frontman made the claim during an exchange on Twitter which began with him responding to a comment saying that the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election wasn’t really much of a choice. 

Bach said: “One is actually a politician for a living. The other hosted a reality TV show. The choice seems pretty clear to me.”

Another Twitter user then told Bach that he’d do a better job, to which Bach replied: “I'm actually not running for president I'm perfectly happy playing music for a living. 

“An actual politician would do a much better job at running the country than somebody who has never been a politician before.”

He later added: “Having said that, I would do a better job. After all, my reality TV shows were better than his reality TV shows so that makes me automatically more qualified.”

Bach has appeared in various reality TV shows over the years, including Sing Your Face Off, Gone Country and Supergroup, and played himself in hit Canadian comedy Trailer Park Boys.

The vocalist will head out on the road in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Skid Row’s self-titled debut album later this year (opens in new tab).

He's extended an open invitation to any of the original Skid Row members to join him onstage, but Dave ‘Snake’ Sabo rejected the offer at the end of June with Bach admitting earlier this week: "They fucking hate me.” (opens in new tab)

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Scott has spent more than 30 years in newspapers and magazines as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. After initially joining our news desk in the summer of 2014, he moved to the e-commerce team full-time in 2020. He maintains Louder’s buyer’s guides, scouts out the best deals for music fans and reviews headphones, speakers, books and more. He's written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog and has previous written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky. Scott grew up listening to rock and prog, cutting his teeth on bands such as Marillion and Magnum before his focus shifted to alternative and post-punk in the late 80s. His favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Ned's Atomic Dustbin and Drab Majesty, but he also still has a deep love of Rush.