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Obama and Music

Speaking of music, it should be noted that Obama apparently uses Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, and Delivered” as a campaign song. Isn’t that a bit cocky? Audacity, indeed.

But since Obama has tied up the all-important Twisted Sister guitarist vote (seriously, do they get a superdelegate, or what?), maybe we should keep in mind my favorite lyric from that particular group: You are so condescending. Your gall is neverending. We don’t want nothing, not a thing from you. Which seems to me a fit response to yesterday’s self-satisfied performance from Obama and his chanting followers.

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