Gallery: Artists Who Have Told Republicans To Stop Using Their Music

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You may have noticed these past few days that the Republican National Convention has booked some of the worst bands of all time to entertain its attendees: Kid Rock, Three Doors Down, fucking CREED…the list goes on! Is the talent booker secretly a liberal who wants to punish conservatives' ears with douche rock? Do republicans think “taste” is a concept invented by arugula-chompin' “coastal elites”? Or do all the good musicians simply hate everything the party stands for? Making a case for the latter is the long list of artists who've sent cease and desist letters rather than let members of the GOP use their songs for nefarious purposes. Here are some of my favorite ones.

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