The veteran punk commented "Obviously the aim is to get as many candidates elected and try to win the election… So that's why I'm getting into this. I want to change this world into a better place and it ain't happening with the B.C. Liberals, if you ask me."
Keithley has a long history of performing at political protests, environmental events and for other causes. In both the 1996 and 2001 he ran for the Green Party in the (now dissolved) riding of Burnaby-Willingdon. In those two elections he finished fifth and third.