In an interview with CNN, the daughters of songwriter Oscar Brown Jr. claim their father’s song “The Snake” is about President Trump.
Despite the fact the song was written in the 1960s, the daughters believe Trump symbolizes the song’s content.
The Hill reports the following:
“Oscar Brown Jr.’s daughters are criticizing President Trump for his interpretation of their father’s song “The Snake.”
During an interview on CNN, the late performer’s daughters were asked to explain the message of the song.
“The elephant in the room is that Trump is the living embodiment of the snake that my father wrote about in that song,” Africa Brown said.
“It’s an African tradition to use stories to impart wisdom and that’s exactly what that was, teaching us about that.”
Oscar Brown Jr., a singer, songwriter, poet and activist who died in 2005, wrote “The Snake” in the early 1960s. “
“The elephant of the room is that Trump is the living embodiment of the snake that my father wrote about in that song” – Africa Brown, daughter of Oscar Brown Jr., on the President using her father’s song ‘The Snake’ to blast immigration https://t.co/H3dMeI4yBS
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