Along comes Philomena Lynott, mother of Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy fame.
Apparently the Irish rock band's 1976 hit The Boys Are Back In Town was used during the Republican National Convention last week. Something she isn't happy with. And in this interview from hotpress.com she says that Phil wouldn't have liked it either:
"As far as I am concerned, Mitt Romney's opposition to gay marriage and to civil unions for gays makes him anti-gay – which is not something that Philip would have supported. He had some wonderful gay friends, as indeed I do, and they deserve equal treatment in every respect, whether in Ireland or the United States.
"Neither would Philip have supported his policy of taxing the poor and offering tax cuts to the rich, which Paul Ryan is advocating. There is certainly no way that I would want the Lynott name to be associated with any of those ideas.
Read the full article here.
(*) In our country of Sweden media reports every move by the candidates. Headlining the news in every media day after day after day. It's like Sweden's just another state in the US!