DEVO's New Song About Mitt Romney's Dog-on-Roof Incident: Will It Affect America's Vote?
Mitt Romney's got the look.
His teeth ... They're perfect. That hair ... So nice. And those crisp, custom-tailored suits ... Dude's totally a shoe-in for the presidency, right?
No. Because underneath that veil of prototypical political branding (and empty promises), Mitt Romney's a heartless bastard who literally strapped his dog, Seamus, to the roof of his station wagon and drove 12 hours to Canada in the early '80s.
But every dog has its day, and Seamus--though no longer with us--is finally getting back at Mittens with a little help from New Wave legends Devo.
The weirdo band recorded a new track, "Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Seamus Unleashed)," for animal lovers who see Romney's unforgivable action as an indicator of the type of leader he'll be.
"As an animal lover, I felt I had to get involved," Devo co-founder Gerald Casale explains in a statement. So he's teamed up with online advocacy group Dogs Against Romney in an effort to "make 2012 the year when animals like Seamus are valued and honesty is praised."
"The organization built by Dogs Against Romney is perfect for me to partner with," Casale says. "Its members are very passionate about this issue, and I'm proud to be part of helping to get the message out."
The track will also appear on The Crate Escape: Seamus Unleashed, a mobile-game developed by Censault, LLC, set for release on August 26, which happens to be both National Dog Day and the eve of the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
So, for whom will you vote in November? Better yet, what would Seamus do?
Take our poll.
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