God bless the Irish at Christmas!
The Irish-American punk band, Dropkick Murphys, has issued a warning to the governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker (R), to stop using their version of the song, "I'm Shipping up to Boston," telling him that they "literally hate [him]."
Again, a Republican steals a rock song and gets slammed for it.
C-SPAN, Jan. 24, 2014. Citizens United's David Bossie's gag inducing introduction of Gov. Scott Walker at Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit with Walker trolling the band the the Dropkick Murphys by playing their song, “I’m Shipping Up to Boston" as he took the stage.
The Boston-based Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk band, union supporters and a prominent voice of the Rust Belt's white working class.
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There are still musicians who take their politics seriously, and the members of Boston's Dropkick Murphys are at the top of that list. (They even wrote a tune for the SEIU.) When they got word that one of their songs was being used to introduce