Daily Wire host accuses Barack Obama of killing rock and roll

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Citation From the September 14, 2021, edition of The Daily Wire's Backstage, streamed on YouTube

JEREMY BOREING (HOST): Rock 'n' roll's over. You're still talking about rock 'n' roll as if Barack Obama didn't happen. Honestly – it's for another day – but Barack Obama destroyed rock 'n' roll.

MICHAEL KNOWLES (HOST): You have convinced me of this. 

BOREING: There was rock 'n' roll, then there was Barack Obama, and now there is no rock 'n' roll. Because –

ANDREW KLAVAN (HOST): He did something good. 

BOREING: Because – rock 'n' roll was about white male angst, white male teenage angst, and then Barack Obama came along and said –

BEN SHAPIRO (HOST): And stealing a lot of these tropes from better Black music. 


BOREING: Well, Barack Obama came along and said young white men aren't allowed to have angst. They're not allowed to, basically, express their dissatisfaction because they're so –


BOREING: Toxic. And so, truly, rock 'n' roll just stopped.