Next to governance and scandalous hypocrisy, there's nothing politicians love more than a lil' ol' time rock 'n' roll.
This is especially true during an election year, when the competition gets so heated and the 24/7 news cycle so frothing that the whole electoral process begins to resemble a manic, hysteria-driven cross between civics and American Idol.
- Neon Trees Headline Rock the Vote at Boca's Mizner Park Amphitheater
- Michelle Obama's DNC Speech Closes with Beyonce Song; the First Lady's Five Best Musical Moments
- What's Really on Paul Ryan's iPod
Sure, some musicians get a little pissy when presidential candidates use their music without permission. And, yes, you probably should be concerned that the President of the World Bank looks like he's ready to rail some Molly and sweat profusely in a Skrillex mosh pit.
After the jump, check out five completely ridiculous campaign moments that totally rocked the vote.