Supporters of President Donald Trump say they’re boycotting a popular Baton Rouge radio station after learning the title of a 1970 Led Zeppelin song it regularly plays.
An unnamed DJ on Eagle 98.1 FM managed to outrage many Trump loyalists by announcing they had been listening to “Immigrant Song” after airing the track during afternoon drive time.
Management at the station, also known by the call letters WDGL, report phone lines immediately lit up with scores of angry people demanding the DJ be summarily fired for blaspheming the venerable band by claiming the song is about immigrants.
“President Trump should send that boy on the radio back to wherever he came from, because he sure as hell ain’t American like Led Zeppelin.”
“Y’all need to fire that libtard y’all got on there saying my favorite Zeppelin song is about some dirty immigrants,” one caller said.
Another furious listener called in to insist “President Trump should send that boy on the radio back to wherever he came from, because he sure as hell ain’t American like Led Zeppelin.”
Members of the British band have said the song was inspired by a performance in Reykjavik, Iceland. With lyrics referencing Vikings and Norse mythology, it’s been used in movies like Thor: Ragnorok and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Scores of area residents have vowed to never listen to WDGL again until the station terminates the DJ in question and issues an apology to the members of Led Zeppelin, as well as to President Trump and his supporters, for allegedly equating the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers with members of a notoriously violent Mexican drug gang.
“We refuse to support a station that associates rock gods like Led Zeppelin with the monsters in MS-13,” explained Barry Zeringue, a spokesman for the boycott and self-described Trump fanatic. “The song is about Vikings, not immigrants. Immigrants come here illegally, rape our girls, and take our jobs. Vikings kick everyone’s ass and take what they want, including the women. If that ain’t American, I don’t know what is.”