Ahead Of U.K. Visit, Trump Made The Subject Of 'American Idiot' Campaign

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For some years now, citizens of the U.K. have turned music chart manipulation into a cheeky tradition, the idea being to select a song and, largely through grassroots online campaigning (helped along by media coverage, like this very article), to make it the most popular song in the country. Past attempts include driving "Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead" to the top spot on the singles chart following Margaret Thatcher's death — it reached No. 2 . Another was making Rage Against The Machine's "Killing in the Name" beat out a winner on the singing competition show The X-Factor (that one worked ). Now it's President Trump's turn. Ahead of the president's visit to the U.K. on July 12, a new effort to make Green Day's song "American Idiot" reach the top of...

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Ahead Of U.K. Visit, Trump Made The Subject Of 'American Idiot' Campaign

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