Rich Men North of Richmond: The US-divided hit tune
Oliver Anthony's song "Rich Men North of Richmond" goes viral with 20M views, highlighting America's division.
Song criticizes big government and taxes, resonating with right-wing narratives.
Right-wing politicians like Marjorie Taylor Greene champion it as "anthem of forgotten Americans."
Left responds too, suggesting better solutions, amplifying song's political impact.
Controversial cultural flashpoint in divided US; other examples include Aldean's song and QAnon-linked film.
Song boosts sales after controversy, sparks demand increase by 999%.
Anthony's song portrays rural white working-class hero, aligns with right-wing grievances.
Anthony's personal journey, sobriety, and religion add complexity to his evolving role in culture wars.
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