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1 Destro  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 8:29:24am

Why do Conservatives play rock songs by artists that are on record as being against their ideology?

There are plenty of country music artists who would not mid a bit.

2 dragonfire1981  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 11:17:05am

re: #1 Destro

Why do Conservatives play rock songs by artists that are on record as being against their ideology?

There are plenty of country music artists who would not mid a bit.

Because they don't have a clue about music. They zoom in on a certain artist or lyric and it's: "Hey, that works, we'll use that!"

But they usually fail to consider the context of the song or the political leanings of the singer.

A classic example was Ronald Reagan wanting to use "Born in the U.S.A." Not only is the song NOT the patriotic song suggested by the title, the singer is also a known Democratic supporter.

But the GOP didn't have a clue and were at one time hopeful that Springsteen would endorse Reagan.

3 Bulworth  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 11:18:03am
The American rock band R.E.M. on Thursday demanded that Fox News ‘cease and desist’ using their song ‘Losing My Religion’ during its coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

Stay classy, Fox News.

4 Destro  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 11:49:47am

re: #2 dragonfire1981

Good memory on Reagan's 'Born in the USA'. They just go with what works with the visual and the hook of the song - which describes the GOP way of politics.

5 jamesfirecat  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 11:51:53am

re: #4 Destro

Good memory on Reagan's 'Born in the USA'. They just go with what works with the visual and the hook of the song - which describes the GOP way of politics.

More recently we had one of Scott Walker's supporters playing a song by Dropkick Murphy a band that's about as noticeably pro-union as they are celtic....

6 Destro  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 11:55:06am

re: #5 jamesfirecat

It's a pattern then.

Pro-union protesters listen to Supporting band DropKick Murphys New Song Take Em Down

7 jamesfirecat  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 12:00:55pm

re: #6 Destro

It's a pattern then.

Pro-union protesters listen to Supporting band DropKick Murphys New Song Take Em Down

[Embedded content]

When we have rightwingers people singing "Thank you God" By Tim Minchin then we have truly reached Wingnutularity.

8 Destro  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 12:14:44pm

re: #7 jamesfirecat

[Link: leftchristianity.com...]

9 dragonath  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 12:33:07pm

I like the term "puff adder"

10 What, me worry?  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 1:27:13pm

re: #9 dragonath

I like the term "puff adder"

That was my favorite part, too. Stipe has a way with words, doesn't he? Oh yea, he's a song writer!

11 Neutral President  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 3:43:20pm

I bet they thought they were being clever by playing that specific song too... idiots.

12 Romantic Heretic  Fri, Sep 7, 2012 3:56:48pm

If there's any party in America that's 'losing its religion' it's the GOP.


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