He when President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner broke off discussions. “If it weren’t for King Diamond, we probably would have gone into the worst economic crisis in our history,” said Senate Majority leader in an interview with CNN’s John King yesterday evening.
The King crafted an agreement that was amenable to both sides. Instead of raising taxes on the wealthy or cutting Medicare, King Diamond offered a 3 percent tax increase on all heavy metal albums bought in the United States. As most readers know, heavy metal album sales account for nearly 12 percent of Gross Domestic Product and record labels that sell heavy metal albums are the second largest employer in America today.
“Most of you already know that we bought our way out of Roadrunner by delivering to them ‘King Diamond Abigail Live 1987,’ plus ‘Mercyful Fate – Return of the Vampire.’ I also have the contract to prove this, and will gladly scan it in for all to see when I return to Dallas.