A conservative group turned to southern rock icon Charlie Daniels to write a new song in opposition to Obamacare, telling the legend that his “God given talents are needed at this important moment in American history.”
The Patriot Journalist Network launched a Twitter campaign recently asking Daniels to “please help unite grass roots patriots opposing
One sample of countless “retweets” on Twitter:
— FreedomFighterReport (@FFRNewsNet1) October 2, 2013
The tweets link to the Patriot Journalist Network web site, where the group identifies itself as “a team of conservatives working together to support the conservative cause through the use of Twitter,” boasting of 1,759 “united Twitter members.”
“Your song will be our battle cry and spokesman as we unite to oppose Obamacare,” the web site informs Daniels. “We pledge to rally behind you.”
And that pledge may have gotten Daniels attention, as he posted the following message Monday on Twitter:
Going in the studio to start a new project this morning. I pray God will bless our efforts. I’ll post some pictures later.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) September 30, 2013
The fiesty rock star has been a vocal of critic of President Barack Obama and penned an open letter to the president in the lead up to the 2012 election that endeared him to many conservatives.
Daniels made this astute observation Tuesday, the first day of the government shutdown:
If the government is shut down why is Obamacare up and running.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) October 2, 2013