John Fogerty has kept his eye on the state of the America over the course of his entire career. Fogerty, who served in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Vietnam-era, was so chagrined at the disparity between the “haves” and “have nots” at the time that he wrote the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic, “Fortunate Son.” Fogerty, who's currently on the road with ZZ Top, also was vocally opposed to the war in Iraq and chronicled his disappointment in President Bush's decisions on the 2004 track, “Deja vu (All Over Again).”

We asked Fogerty — the man who wrote “Fortunate Son” in the age of Richard Nixon nearly 50 years ago — what he makes of our current Commander in Chief, Donald Trump: “Well, having lived through both eras, I wanna thank Donald Trump for doing what he can to return us back to the Nixon-era. He's managing to bring us all together (laughs). The project you're working on is America, so you kinda want him to get business done — whatever that is. I mean, yeah, there's a lot of things he wants to do — I'm not necessarily in favor of; for instance, that wall. I happen to be a liberal and a democrat, so I think all that becomes pretty obvious, actually. I don't want him to fail. . . I mean, certainly the thing with North Korea, we don't want him to mess that up — y'know what I mean?”