On a small stage in the middle of a sea of red t-shirts at the Richmond International Raceway this afternoon, Williams stood a few feet from Governor Sarah Palin to sing the Star Spangled Banner. But it was his next song that was a surefire hit in this conservative crowd.

The song “McCain-Palin tradition” was set to the music of Williams’ country classic “Family tradition”, a song written in response to critics who said he wasn’t living up to the legend of his father, Hank Williams Senior, write ABC News, who also provide the lyrics of William’s Meisterwerk:

“The democrats bankrupted Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Just like 1-2-3
The bankers didn’t want to make all those bad loans
But Bill Clinton said “you got to!”
Now they want to bail out
what I’m talking about
Is a democrat liberal hoodoo!
To me and you
John and Sarah tell you just what they think
And they’re not gonna blink
And they don’t have terrorist friends to whom their careers are linked
Yeah John is his own man
And Sarah fixed Alaska’s broken condition
They’re gonna do just fine
We’re headed for good times
You know McCain-Palin Tradition.”

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Peter Fray

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