A Diptych for Democracy
The end of the trail The new american century
The United States of America | The United States of America
is finished. After half a century | is more powerful than ever.
of worldwide meddling, aggression, | After half a century exporting
invasion, torturing and killing we’re | democracy to the far corners
at the end of the trail. It should have | of the world, we’ve only just
been Vietnam but it turns out Iraq is | begun to fight. As could be
the straw that’s breaking the US | expected there have been
camel’s back. | minor setbacks, such as
| Vietnam. But today in Iraq
What is bringing us down is | we’re showing the world what
exactly what brought down the | we’re made of.
Soviet Union – communications |
technology. The Soviets succumbed | This was predictable, of course.
to satellite TV, the US is being sunk | Only a fool would imagine that
by the Internet, cellphones, and by | a primitive tribal society like
cell and digital photography. | Iraq could stand up against
| state-of-the-art technology
Conceived, designed and manu- | conceived, designed and
factured with exquisite care in the | manufactured with exquisite
United States, these magnificent | care in the United States. Who
accomplishments are now being | can doubt that we will prevail
turned gainst us with devastating | against a bunch of illiterate
effect. Who would have expected | savages who don’t know their
this from a bunch of illiterate | primitive ayrab asses from our
savages who don’t know their | hi-tech American elbows. Why,
primitive ayrab asses from our | we can beat those hairy little
hi-tech American elbows. And we | mothers with our hands tied
thought we could beat those hairy | behind our backs.
little mothers with our hands tied
behind our backs!
Paris-born Libby says, "Don’t fock with me! Fock America!"
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and peter edler
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