Regardless of whether they claim it themselves or not, that doesn't change the fact that others are claiming pop/emo as punk.
For anyone that appreciates real punk music, including this kid, it's annoying as hell. Corporate America has taken a real scene with culture and history, diluted and castrated it, and polished it for today's "sensitive" youth.
While the emo drones are feeling sorry for themselves and shopping at Hot Topic, the world is going to shit. Our government is full of liars, the world is at war and the voice of the underground that once shouted FUCK YOU at the man is being called the same voice that "has such good fashion sense."
I don't care if you like that shit, but don't call it PUNK.
These guys have a PUNK message worth listening to.