Nine Inch Nails' Logo Gets Appropriated by Alberta Politicians

Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails performs in Paris
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Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails performs at Zenith de Paris on May 29, 2014 in Paris, France. 

A few Canadian politicians are having some fun with Nine Inch Nails' logo, using it as their own with a wink. 

On Tuesday, Alberta premier Rachel Notley, Edmonton mayor Don Iveson and Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi unveiled a T-shirt promoting a new partnership. On it, Exclaim reports, they appropriate the Nine Inch Nail's "NIN" logo, using it instead as an acronym for "Notley Iveson Nenshi."

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"Building Alberta Together," it says. 

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At least they're not taking it too seriously. When someone called them out on Twitter, saying the shirts are lame, Nenshi agreed, saying "That's why it's funny."


It's worth pointing out, this isn't the first time Notley has knocked off a rock band for political purposes. During her campaign this spring, her union supporters sold shirts copping Mötley Crüe's logo, pronouncing themselves the "Nötley Crüe."


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