Newswire: Dee Snider says Trump can take Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It”

In a move that will likely be regarded as “huge,” “tremendous,” and “really, really great” by Donald Trump’s Twitter feed, Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Dee Snider has granted permission for the Trump campaign to use Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” Perhaps more shockingly, Trump’s team went to the trouble of requesting permission to use the song in advance. This is in contrast to the previous policy of broadcasting copyrighted material without permission, only to discover the musicians who wrote those songs don’t want to be associated with a known jagoff.

While it would be easy to assume that Snider simply falls into the intersection of the same “Aging Hard Rocker/Extreme Conservative” Venn diagram as Gene Simmons and Ted Nugent, the singer made it clear that he didn’t grant permission based on the substance of Trump’s policies or views. Rather …

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