Don’t wanna be a Namibian Idiot

The Time Traveler: Don’t wanna be a Namibian Idiot

Hugh Ellis The American rock band Green Day released the song ‘American Idiot’ in September 2004. Its memorable lyrics include: ‘Don’t wanna be an American idiot One nation controlled by the media Can you hear the sound of hysteria?’ ‘Well, maybe I am the faggot, America I'm not a part of a redneck agenda Now everybody do the propaganda’ The song was a protest song written in the aftermath of the ruinous and unnecessary Iraq war, but is still relevant today. In interviews when the song was released, band members railed against sections of the US media who rode shotgun…
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