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Vote or Die! Top Five Totally Ridiculous Musical Campaign Moments with Mittens and Clinton

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.

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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.

5. Kid Rock: Fuelin' Up on Whiskey and Cocaine at RNC 2012
Our list opens with the number one rager at RNC 2012. Kid Rock's hearty endorsement of Mitt Romney should be no surprise. The Southern Rock-tinged nü-metal MC's concerts greatly resemble Massachusetts governor's political rallies: Both are filled with angry, pasty white people. However, the greasy, mud-caked mobs at Rock's performances have a substantially higher intake of whip-its.

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Matt Preira

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