Wednesday, January 02, 2008

A Few Words in Defense of Our Country

As this YouTube video shows, Randy Newman remains as scathing, as politically incorrect, and as hilarious at 64 as ever. Even if all his songs all do sound the same. An abridged version of this song even ran as a NYT op-ed piece almost a year ago. How'd I miss that at the time!
The end of an empire is messy at best
And this empire is ending
Like all the rest
Like the Spanish Armada adrift on the sea
We’re adrift in the land of the brave
And the home of the free
Goodbye. Goodbye. Goodbye.

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