TONIGHT, Brooklyn via Cincinnati indie rockers The National are to open for President Obama in Des Moines, Iowa.  According to Twitter, the band will show their support before the Pres takes the stage.  The National have been long0-time Obama supporters, and their song “Fake Empire”  even appeared in a 2008 campaign ad.  Check it out below:

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