Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney's organization confirmed Wednesday that it's using Kid Rock's "Born Free" as a campaign song...
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney’s organization confirmed Wednesday that it’s using Kid Rock’s “Born Free” as a campaign song, a natural since both Romney and Rock are originally from the Detroit area.
Romney spokesman Ryan Williams confirmed the campaign plans to use the 2010 song, the video for which was filmed at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Rock posted a statement on his website:
“He and anyone else who wants to use my song do not need my permission. I said he could use it, and I would say the same for any other candidate. I have to have a little faith that every candidate feels like he or she can help this country. Without faith, we got nothing. I make music to have it be heard. Merry Christmas folks! Rock on.”
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Rock then added this: “PS: Any candidate who makes ‘So Hott’ their theme song has a good chance of getting my vote.”
The Romney campaign didn’t offer details as to why it picked “Born Free.” Though, as campaign songs go, it’s usually not too hard to figure it out. The title probably explains it all.