With all the recent changes in our world, and the impact of those changes upon our nation, perhaps it's time to adjust some of the songs of old to better reflect our current state of being. Let's start with "America the Beautiful" for example:
for spaciouspolluted skies,
For amber waves of
purpleflattened mountain majesties
GodThe GOP shed his graceshat mightily on thee
crown thy good with brotherhoodsown thy guv'mint with trait'rous greed
From sea to
Mmmmm...that seems a lot less positive. More accurate? Sure -- but not very positive.
Too bad they still have enough power to prevent any attempts at undoing their damage.
Image from RLMiller's Daily Kos diary.