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Ringing In the Presidency

Posted by shanoah on January 20, 2009

I was thinking about what song to ring in the new presidency with, and I decided the old regime roundly deserves this song, even if I have played it here before. Besides, having read Wicked, and now Son of a Witch[1], I’m getting a lot more sympathy for the Witch anyways[3].

Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead – Klaus Nomi (who else?)

Now, that song was for the old regime. This song is more for the new regime coming up ahead…

Fixin’ A Hole – Beatles

[1] And isn’t that a great name for a book?[2]

[2] And I never really compared Oz under the Wizards regime to 1945 Germany until I read these two books. And my world is that much better for it.

[3] Who was, of course, a misunderstood freedom fighter whom people were highly prejudiced against because the color of her skin…


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