You Can't Always Get What You Want, But You Can Invent A Revisionist History of Damn Near Anything

Abby Zimet

The right-wingers over at National Review have decided, after
painstakingly studying and analyzing and twisting the hell out of all
the lyrics, that actually rock 'n roll is their kind of music, so they
have up and stolen the top 50 "conservative" songs by
the likes of U2, Dylan, the Who/Kinks/Eagles/Pretenders/Sex Pistols and
even the Everly Brothers. What, Kid Rock wasn't enough for them? Don't these people have anything better to do. Shouldn't they be going en masse to plug the Gulf oil volcano with Don't Tread on Me signs or something?

"And the shame / Was on the other side / Oh we can beat
them / For
ever and ever." - "Heroes" by David Bowie

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