Rep. Paul Ryan Denounced by Dee Snider for Using Twisted Sister Song


The lead singer of the band Twisted Sister, Dee Snider, slammed Rep. Paul Ryan for using his 1984 hit 'We’re Not Gonna Take It' at a Pennsylvania rally on Tuesday, reports TalkingPointsMemo.com.

In a statement, Snider told TalkingPointsMemo.com: “I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan’s use of my band Twisted Sister’s song, ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It,’ in any capacity. There is almost nothing he stands for that I agree with except the use of the P90X.”

Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Ryan have faced complaints from musicians for using their music, including the Silversun Pickups and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine.

A spokesman for the Romney campaign says that Snider’s request is being reviewed.


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