George Bush Sings
June 9, 2005 9:30 PM   Subscribe

George Bush sings (MP3 contains swearing) and shows how he imagines the world should be. Now that John Ashcroft has left the administration it was clearly time for someone else to step up and lead the vocals. There's more info at Wax Audio.
posted by sien (27 comments total)

I am having painfully mixed emotions right now.
posted by mudpuppie at 10:04 PM on June 9, 2005

Also see "Sunday Bloody Sunday" from these guys.
posted by anarcation at 10:08 PM on June 9, 2005

Wow, that was much better than I expected.
What a labor of love hate?
posted by Busithoth at 10:27 PM on June 9, 2005

This is a criminal act
posted by growabrain at 11:01 PM on June 9, 2005

The ghost of John Lennon just took another bong hit.
posted by vhsiv at 11:47 PM on June 9, 2005

Is there anything that we can be spared?
posted by NewBornHippy at 12:04 AM on June 10, 2005

I think it's great. Maybe he'll hear it one day and get confused and have a nervous breakdown.
posted by wigu at 12:28 AM on June 10, 2005

Even being a pragmatic sometime conservative voting cynic imagine gives me chills and this version still does and amuses and disturbs me.
posted by sien at 1:51 AM on June 10, 2005

Let the eagle soar!
posted by fandango_matt at 2:19 AM on June 10, 2005

Strangely beautiful.
posted by recurve at 3:08 AM on June 10, 2005

Poignant. If only.
posted by nj_subgenius at 3:19 AM on June 10, 2005

That was excellent. People are getting better and better at this kind of thing. I'm looking forward to the Dick Cheney version of "the real slim shady".
posted by psmealey at 3:28 AM on June 10, 2005

I was prepared to hate it when I realized what it was. But then I was so impressed with the little flourishes in it that I forgot to. That's awesome!
posted by Mayor Curley at 3:37 AM on June 10, 2005

I feel silly because it gave me a lump in my throat. I'm hopeless.
posted by squirrel at 4:06 AM on June 10, 2005

What mudpuppie said
posted by Crushinator at 4:58 AM on June 10, 2005

what mayor curley said. I've heard these before, & was disappointed it wasn't a real john ashcroft moment, but that was just really nicely done.
posted by mdn at 5:17 AM on June 10, 2005 creepy.
posted by freudianslipper at 5:51 AM on June 10, 2005

you gotta lot of backwoods tnt-cookin' ixlamix to convince about freedom of religion and tolerance.. those fuckers wanna asplode
posted by nervousfritz at 5:59 AM on June 10, 2005

Kinda reminds me of that "Always Wear Sunscreen" thing....
posted by spilon at 7:23 AM on June 10, 2005

Hmmm -- I assumed the link pointed to This Version which I think is better. Strange that there's multiple versions of this floating around.
posted by willnot at 7:28 AM on June 10, 2005

posted by elderling at 7:29 AM on June 10, 2005

I think it was really nice, if only the person singing it would just get a friggin clue . . .
Of course I had to send it out to all my friends.
posted by mk1gti at 7:43 AM on June 10, 2005

Irony, Super-Sized.
posted by CynicalKnight at 8:03 AM on June 10, 2005

That "and, uh" before "I hope some day you will join me" is beautiful.
posted by kenko at 8:37 AM on June 10, 2005

Yeah, I really wanted to not like this, for about 8 different reasons, but it's pretty amazing. Cut's through the irony fat layers and actually kind of hurts. Thanks.
posted by Divine_Wino at 10:38 AM on June 10, 2005

[this is pretty damn good]
posted by Freen at 12:03 PM on June 10, 2005

Very nicely done. See also: Rocked by Rape.
posted by odinsdream at 4:57 PM on June 10, 2005

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