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Michele Bachmann’s Entrance On Jimmy Fallon? The Fishbone Song ‘Lyin’ Ass Bitch’

Michele Bachmann Walks On Jimmy Fallon While The Roots Play 'Lyin' Ass Bitch'

Earlier this morning, our own Nando Di Fino critiqued Michele Bachmann’s appearance on last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon by saying that that the first half of her segment, when she discussed her family life and Thanksgiving, was much better than her second, where she attempted to make “stale, rehearsed political humor.” However, it now seems that her spot on the show was tainted from the very beginning thanks to a sly commentary from Fallon’s house band, The Roots. In case anyone watching the show was curious why Bachmann’s entrance music appeared to be a rocking ska song, the song’s title, “Lyin’ Ass Bitch,” might explain things.

Yes, it appears Questlove decided to make clear their feelings on the Minnesota Congresswoman to anyone who was both listening carefully and was a fan of the seminal band Fishbone. In case there’s any question of whether the choice was intentional, Questlove told his Twitter followers to pay attention:


Apparently worried that some might not get the message, he later posted another clue:


As Spin points out, this isn’t the first time The Roots have used their song choices as commentary. Previously, they scored Ashlee Simpson’s appearance to a Milli Vanilli song and welcomed Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt with the song “Loser” by Beck. All of which is very funny. However, there’s a big difference in calling an MTV reality star a loser and calling a presidential candidate a bitch. Expect this story to be all over the news in the next day or so. The question will be if, in conservative circles, The Roots get the same strong defense that the NASCAR fans did.

Watch the clip of Bachmann’s entrance from NBC below.

(h/t Spin)

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