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You get to pick the Democratic ticket, but you can only select musicians. Who do you nominate?

Asked by rockfan (14627points) May 27th, 2020
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I know this is a really silly question, but it’s just for a bit of fun.

I’d choose Jeff Tweedy of the band Wilco and singer-songwriter Regina Spektor.

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Coolhandluke's avatar

For starters, I’ll pick the Republican ticket and go with Maria Brink from In This Moment.

stanleybmanly's avatar

Do either of you know anything concerning the political views of your proposed candidates?

ragingloli's avatar

Marilyn Manson and Al Yankovic.
You will need to choose another VP, because that Spektor woman is from Russia.

rockfan's avatar


Damn I forgot. Then I’d choose Steve Earle.

hmmmmmm's avatar

Killer Mike/Zack de la Rocha ticket

rockfan's avatar


Yep, I know their political stances quite well.

KNOWITALL's avatar

Kanye West.
Killer Mike (sorry @hmmmmmm, not copying you but I agree.)

zenvelo's avatar

Bruce Springsteen for President (he is, after all, the Boss)
Jimmy Buffet for VP

rockfan's avatar


Brink is a vegetarian and active in PETA, that’s rare for a conservative.

kritiper's avatar

Ringo Starr.

Lightlyseared's avatar

Tom Hanks.

(He played a piano in Big. Does that count as a musician)

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Ozzy Osbourne and Keith Moon.

stanleybmanly's avatar

Randy Newman & Bonnie Raitt

Patty_Melt's avatar

^ (Tom Hanks?) Then I guess Roseanne qualifies, so her, and Ted Nugent.

kritiper's avatar

My sister picked Willie Nelson. I said “Yeah, and we can have Snoop Dogg for VP.”

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Mozart and Salieri would also be a fine choice.

KNOWITALL's avatar

@Patty_Melt I wondered if anyone would mention Nugent…haha, I love it.

Caravanfan's avatar

Axl Rose, of course!

gorillapaws's avatar

Killer Mike and Immortal Technique.

Technically Bernie is a recorded musician, but I think everyone would rather pretend that never happened… It’s kind of like the Star Wars Christmas Special.

hmmmmmm's avatar

3 Killer Mike responses. Needs to happen.

Brian1946's avatar

Killer Mike & Patti Smith.

elbanditoroso's avatar

Spektor was born in RUssia – she couldn’t run anyway.

KNOWITALL's avatar

@hmmmmmm It’s always an option as write in lol, not legal but still counted.

ucme's avatar

Betty Boop & Ariel The Little Mermaid

filmfann's avatar

Tom Hanks is a terrific drummer. He is also a black belt. Amazing skills he.

filmfann's avatar

I would pick Tom Hanks and The Boss.

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ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

Dave Mustane has expressed interest in running. Barney from Napalm Death would make a good VP.

In all seriousness, I can’t think of any qualified.

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