If you're going to run for president and make a big splash with your YouTube announcement, you had better make sure you've cleared all the music you use first. That's something that Republican presidential Rand Paul had to learn the hard way. On Tuesday (April 7), the GOP candidate for Commander-in-Chief released a campaign video featuring the John Rich song "Shuttin' Down Detroit," and the uncleared song automatically got pulled from YouTube.

According to The Washington Post, YouTube's Content ID system automatically pulled the video due to its use of Rich's song, which is copyrighted by his label Warner Music Group. Rand entered and left the stage to the politically-charged country song, which tackles the big auto bailout of 2009.

Paul's camp is reportedly looking in to the use of the song, and Warner Music Group has yet to respond to questions about the political gaffe...

Not quite the best way to kick off that 2016 campaign...

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