Dee Snider is not going to take it. The singer for '80s rock icons Twisted Sister made a point to distance himself and his band's song from a group of anti-maskers who recently terrorized a Fort Lauderdale Target store. The anti-maskers blasted Twisted Sister's 1984 hit, "We're Not Gonna Take It," while they marched through the store encouraging shoppers to take off their masks.
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"No...these selfish assholes do not have my permission or blessing to use my song for their moronic cause," the singer shared on social media. He added the hashtag #cuttheshit.
No...these selfish assholes do not have my permission or blessing to use my song for their moronic cause. #cuttheshit https://t.co/LPDAjSszbf— Dee Snider🇺🇸 (@deesnider) September 16, 2020
Snider's tweet ignited a firestorm of responses from both sides of the debate: "Wait what!?!? isn't that exactly what your song is talking about?," replied one person. "I find it hilarious that so many sheeple are still drinking the kool-aid when science has proven masks are WORTHLESS when it comes to protecting aginst this or any other virus."
"They're having a great time and think it's a big joke. So sad our next gen has come to this," countered another. "I hope my kids and grandkids are the change."
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