Saturday, April 4, 2009

April Fools: History Is Made By Stupid People

The Arrogant Worms: History Is Made By Stupid People


I actually mentioned this tune during our Silly Songs theme a few months ago - how nice that it fits quite perfectly into this week's theme, such that I can elaborate...

A subdued Billy-Joel-ish beginning segues into an explosion of Sousa-inspired patriotica, as The Worms regale us with examples of those who went awry or committed faux pas, only to lead to great fame (or, in some cases, infamy) - one man's India is another man's America, right?

The professor asked Barbara, a blonde in her fourth year as a college freshman, if she knew what Roe v. Wade was about.

Barbara pondered the question, then finally said, "That was the decision George Washington had to make before he crossed the Delaware."

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