Newswire: Dropkick Murphys “literally hate” Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, want him to stop using their music

Here’s a hot one for fans of Boston-based punk bands and organized labor: The Dropkick Murphys have declared that they “literally hate” Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, and they want him to stop using their music at his political events. As reported by Inquisitr, the Murphys’ announcement came as a response to Walker using “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” as his entrance music during a speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit—without approval from the band, presumably. In case you’re wondering why Walker gives a damn about Iowa and its freedom, he has been not-so-secretly considering a presidential campaign and needs to start winning over more voters than the half of Wisconsin that likes him.

Really, though, the Dropkick Murphys’ beef goes all the way back to 2011, when Walker introduced a bill that was designed to straighten-out Wisconsin’s budget—and yes, it’s just as exciting …

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