Rock band R.E.M. lashed out at Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday after Trump took the stage at a rally in Washington D.C. to the tune of one of their best-known songs.
By Arturo Garcia|RawStory
“Go fuck yourselves, the lot of you — you sad, attention-grabbing, power-hungry little men,” lead singer Michael Stipe said in a statement to The Daily Beast. “Do not use our music or my voice for your moronic charade of a campaign.”
Trump and Cruz both spoke at an event protesting the White House’s proposed nuclear arms agreement with Iran, which now has enough Senate support to withstand a vote criticizing it. Trump appeared with the band’s hit, “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” playing in the background.