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Tom Morello on President Barack Obama: ‘He Talked Like a Different President – But He Acted Just Like All of the Other Presidents’ (VIDEO)

Crystal Bell | October 16, 2012 - 5:00 pm

When it comes to politics Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello doesn’t hold back.

The outspoken guitarist has branded Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan a “jackass” and wrote an essay for Rolling Stone saying that, despite Ryan’s professed Rage fandom, the Wisconsin Republican is “the embodiment of the machine that our music… More »


GOP Veep Pick Paul Ryan vs. Rage Against the Machine: 10 Cases of Politicians’ Unrequited Love for Pop Stars (ANALYSIS)

Gary Susman | August 17, 2012 - 6:44 pm

Newly-minted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been vocal about his love for the music of Rage Against the Machine. Alas, the affair is strictly one-sided. In an op-ed essay published Thursday at RollingStone.com, Rage guitarist Tom Morello made clear that the band, known for its left-leaning lyrics, has little love for the right-wing… More »