Oliver Anthony's Rich Men North of Richmond has become a huge viral hit

the culture wars that continue to divide US politics, the right wing may have found its latest hero in Oliver Anthony, whether he likes it or not.

Last week, Anthony's song Rich Men North of Richmond, which criticises Washington and big government

West Virginia radio station's YouTube channel and the unknown singer-songwriter became a viral sensation with more than two million views

"I've been sellin' my soul, workin' all day/ Overtime hours for bullshit pay," he sings.

It's a damn shame what the world's gotten to/ For people like me and people like you."

It wasn't just the working-class "you" he was addressing who paid attention though.

Within days, right-wing politicians were championing the song, which neatly fits some conservative narratives, criticising government overtaxing and those on welfare

Among others, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene called the song "the anthem of the forgotten Americans