McCain used Van Halen song without permission at VP event

By David Edwards
Friday, August 29, 2008 17:13 EDT
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TMZ.com reported:

“John McCain used a Van Halen song during his big speech earlier today and the band wants to make one thing clear — they’re not running with McCain.”

“Van Halen management tells us the band had no idea McCain was planning on using ‘Right Now’ during his big entrance in Ohio telling us, ‘Permission was not sought or granted nor would it have been given.’”

This video is from CNN.com, broadcast August 29, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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