Politician Nigel Farage has received a cease-and-desist letter from the band Rage Against The Machine over the name of his podcast.
Farage has been presenting a podcast named Farage Against The Machine on the radio. The title is a play on the famous band’s name. And the band is not amused.
The cease-and-desist letter is a true piece of art, stating: “As you should know, RATM has publicly denounced the type of right-wing ideology you espouse for decades. Your anti-immigrant rhetoric, lack of social compassion and barely disguised racism and xenophobia are the antithesis of what RATM stands for. Thus, your surprising attempt to associate yourself with RATM is wholly inappropriate and completely inexplicable, unless it’s part of some kind of bizarre cleansing ritual. Whatever the motivation, please stop. Stop using RATM’s name and logo, change the name of your podcast and find some other target to troll. We suggest President Trump.”
Rage Against The Machine are known for their left-wing political stance and strong criticism of the Republican party.