David Byrne Sues Charlie Crist

05/28/2010 3:40 PM |


Simpsons character David Byrne filed suit against Charlie Crist this week, alleging that the Florida governor used “Road to Nowhere” in a campaign commercial without permission, Billboard reported.

Byrne is being represented by the same lawyer who represented Jackson Browne in his lawsuit against John McCain for using “Running on Empty” without permission. When will Republicans, present and former, learn that they can’t throw popular songs into their campaigns because musicians don’t like them? [Times]