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Paul Ryan's Favorite Band Really Dislikes Him

August 17, 2012
AP070429038188.jpgOne of Rep. Paul Ryan's favorite bands is Rage Against the Machine. And that irony is not lost on the band's guitarist Tom Morello, who took the time to rage against Ryan in a Rolling Stone op-ed.

It's pretty safe to say that Morello is no fan of Ryan's fiscal conservatism, writing Ryan is "the embodiment of the machine that our music has been raging against for two decades."

Morello gets sassy with it, too:

I wonder what Ryan's favorite Rage song is? Is it the one where we condemn the genocide of Native Americans? The one lambasting American imperialism? ... Or is it the one where we call on the people to seize the means of production? So many excellent choices to jam out to at Young Republican meetings!

We're actually curious as to what Ryan's favorite Rage song is, too.

Photo: Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine's performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., on Sunday, April 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc)

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