Watch Your Back, Yankovic!

This is by far the best political song parody I’ve seen in quite some time.  The song (and video) was made by a group called JustNew Productions (?) based on Gotye’s Somebody That I Used To Know.  It’s a pretty well written parody and I think it’s accurate about how a lot–a LOT–of people feel about Barack Obama.

Probably why the video is going viral.

Well, maybe that and the creative body painting.

(BTW, does Weird Al Yankovic still do parodies?  I don’t know.  Anyhow…)

Money out of politics.

Free. Thought.

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Author: therealkenjones

writer, artist, wannabe photographer, recovering Southern Californian...

2 thoughts on “Watch Your Back, Yankovic!”

  1. We need another FDR. Realistically, even Clinton disappointed us – for he signed the “Financial Services Modernization Act,” which in essence, was the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, which was the harbinger of the financial melt-down we now call the “Great Recession.” Giving some understanding, or Clinton his due, however, the Congress during his administration (at least in the first term) was exceedingly Republican, and if even if he had vetoed the bill, there were enough votes in Congress to pass the bill.

    This Do Nothing Congress of 2012, in which 3,914 bills introduced, and 61 passed (thanks for your misleadership, Speaker Boehner), is without question THE WORST in 50 years. And frankly, I remain convinced not only that the extremists on the “Right” are wrong, but that the Democrats need to rally ’round and become more vocal.

    True, vocalization doesn’t necessarily make one correct, or give credence to their assertions. However, it creates an audience, and swaying them (those folks whom are otherwise known as “voters”) is what must be done.

    Realizing the impasse under which we’re now suffering, I continue to assert that we the people need to limit the terms of our elected officials in Washington, to ensure that we have fresh ideas, viable perspectives and creative collaboration for the good of the nation. Two terms in the Senate (12 years) and four terms in the House (8 years) should be enough, and I would imagine that anyone would say 20 years total service would be enough.

    1. “We need another FDR.”
      Period. End of Story. 100% agreement.

      I’m not not completely sold on term limits because I think it overrides democracy with statutes and may jettison quality leadership in the process. At the same time, limiting total years of service to 20 is not a bad compromise.

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