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“Crying For America” Is Not A Good Song!

Gabe Delahaye | March 30, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Eesh. KIDS THESE DAYS! Back when I was his age we were too busy hauling coal (basically!) to let our Tea Party parents force us to record songs about their poorly informed belief system. I do like that he is always shown playing the piano whenever there is no piano to be heard in the song. And I also like when he says “the propaganda’s got to stop,” because that is both a normal sentiment for a 12-year-old to express, and it is also just a reasonable thing to say in a song that is itself blatant propaganda. And also this:

Haaaaa. It’s not very nice to make fun of children just because they were coerced into a situation they could barely understand by over-zealous parents with bad decision-making skills, but nice and hilarious are not the same thing.

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