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Heart’s Letter to John McCain
The following cease-and-desist letter, supposedly written by Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart to John McCain, has started doing the rounds. Warning: NSFW language!



Is it real? Well, the Wilsons did email out a statement asking the Republican campaign not to use their music, and in a phone interview, after the Republicans used their music anyway, Nancy Wilson said, "I feel completely f--ed over."

However, the article above seems to be satire. It comes from Seattle's The Stranger newspaper and ran as their "New Column" feature, which usually is a spoof piece. (Thanks, Big Gary!)
Categories: Music, Politics
Posted by The Curator on Tue Sep 23, 2008
Comments (5)
I still say it OUGHT to be real.
Posted by Big Gary  in  Washington, Texas  on  Tue Sep 23, 2008  at  08:50 AM
cool grin Hey..Glad to hear that the Wilson Tarts are supporting OBAMA...As for the SONG..it fits the Bill of the Wilsons..But l must say..it was not proper to use the Song without Permission..and its difficult to pull it after its in the System..and Girls...you know that..Your Conduct,As Older American Women is appalling..You should be Ashame of yourselves..Such Gutter words..Plz WASH your Mouths out with SOAP..Unreal..l am a Fan of yours..Too Bad..Later for you BOTH.. cool smirk
Posted by Mary Hamilton  in  New York  on  Tue Sep 23, 2008  at  12:23 PM
Invoke: Godwin's Law. Heart loses.
Posted by Corwin, The Master Physicist  in  HB, CA, USA  on  Tue Sep 23, 2008  at  12:51 PM
Dang. They consider that crap they perform, "music"??? Never would have guessed it...
Posted by Christopher  in  Warm, sunny Florida...  on  Tue Sep 23, 2008  at  06:03 PM
Satire or not, that's still funny as hell (and I'm not even an Obama supporter)
Posted by Josh  in  Tx  on  Tue Sep 23, 2008  at  07:08 PM
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