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  • Democrats to reclaim country music

    11/20/2007 6:33:56 AM PST · by Zakeet · 133 replies · 169+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | November 20, 2007 | Toby Harnden
    Democrats angered at the image of country and western as Right-wing “redneck music” are planning a tour of Middle America during the 2008 election campaign by Nashville artists opposed to the Iraq war. An alliance called the Music Row Democrats is poised to re-launch itself early next year in an attempt to seize back country music from the Republican camp and spread their message that President George W. Bush’s party does not care about ordinary people. Slowly but surely, more country singers are performing songs critical of the Bush administration. Merle Haggard, who once sang the anti-hippie anthem “Okie from...