London Calling, For Aluminum Bats

Upon hearing that cudgel sales are up about 5,000 percent in the United Kingdom, I was inspired to write a couple of new verses to The Clash’s “London Calling.”

London calling, for aluminum bats

The riots will stop, if we just raise the VAT.

London calling, for telescoping batons

The yobs in St. James, are clubbing the swans.

I suspect we have some half-decent lyricists lurking amidst the Corner commentariat. So why not write a couplet or two in the comments section?

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster has been news editor of National Review Online since 2009, and was a web site editor until 2012. His work has appeared in The American Spectator, The American ...

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