On January 19, the day before the inauguration of President Joe Biden, The Atlantic published a piece titled What to Do With Trumpists written by Graeme Wood. In the piece, Wood called the Trump administration "the political equivalent of the Insane Clown Posse" and said its ending was "in Juggalo style."
"At noon tomorrow, our four-year experiment in being governed by the political equivalent of the Insane Clown Posse will finally end," wrote Wood. "It is ending in Juggalo style (some have called it 'Trumpalo'), violently and pointlessly, with a handful of deaths, the smearing of various bodily fluids, and a riot on the way out. After any bacchanal of this magnitude, the sober dawn is almost as disorienting as the hysteria itself—and the most urgent task, after wiping the shit from the Capitol hallways, is to prevent a repeat performance."
Violent J of Insane Clown Posse saw this and predictably was pissed. Violent J told HuffPost that The Atlantic was irresponsible for publishing such a comparison, and that Wood should be more careful about what he writes.
"I can’t believe TheAtlantic.com would hire a writer, presumably for his expertise in journalism who’s that off the mark, as well as an editor for his or her fact checking abilities who obviously lives within a reality separate from our own when it comes to defining who Juggalos truly are and what they’re about," he said.
The Insane Clown Posse got a swell of positive publicity earlier this year when they announced they were cancelling the Gathering of the Juggalos, being quoted as saying "The bottom line is simply that we REFUSE to risk even ONE Juggalo life by hosting a Gathering during these troubling times."
One way Insane Clown Posse recently proved they're different from Trump is their Fuck Your Rebel Flag t-shirt, which explicitly condemns the confederate flag.