Friday, August 11, 2017

Thor For Governor

Percussionist extraordinaire, frontman for Thor & Friends, past member of Shearwater and Swans, occasional drummer for Adam Torres, and all-round nice guy Thor Harris has announced that he's running for Governor of the State of Texas.  His reason, according to his Twitter feed, is " 'cause fuck this."

I don't think he's kidding.  In the past, Harris has been an outspoken advocate for veganism, LGBT rights, and access to abortion and other reproductive health-care services for women.  In a follow-up tweet, Harris challenged incumbent Texas Governor Greg Abbott by asking "Hey Gov Abbott, guess why Texas has the highest maternal mortality rate BY FAR?"

The video below got him banned from Twitter, at least temporarily.

Finally, because we here at Water Dissolves Water believe one's art describes a person better than one's words (it's not what you say, it's what you do), here's a video from a performance last year by Thor & Friends (we saw them a few months later at Eddie's Attic of all places).

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