Thursday, November 11, 2010

The G20 has a theme song ... it's the end of the world as we know it

If you are wondering about my title, my reference is not related to's apocalyptic insinuation that the U.S. is somehow falling behind other nations economically ... which they then promptly demonstrate is not happening at all, ipso facto, this neat graph:

What I am referring to is the creation of a G20 pop theme song. Do we really need to dumb everything down so much now so as to invent interest for important events?

This website gives a pretty good explanation:

This website gives the music video (or 'making of' video...):

I vaguely feel like that old woman who hit Adlai Stevenson after a speech with a sign, and when he asked her why, she said something along the lines of "If you don't know already, then I can't help you."

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