Tool's Opiate has, for some reason, been my song of the month - by which I mean, I find myself humming, singing, or outright headbanging to it, even when it's not actually playing anywhere outside of my head.
While listening to it at extremely high volume today at work, it occurred to me that the song could be a freakin' lullaby for a good chunk of Bush supporters - you know, the ones who still think Saddam had WMD, that Saddam played a direct role in 9/11, and the rest of the ugly litany we've all heard about by now:
"Choices always were a problem for you.Am I wrong?
What you need is someone strong to guide you.
Deaf and blind and dumb and born to follow,
what you need is someone strong to use you..
If you want to get your soul to heaven,
trust in me,
Don't you judge or question.
You are broken now,
but faith can heal you.
Just do everything I tell you to do.
Deaf and blind and dumb and born to follow.
Let me lay my holy hand upon you.
My Gods will
When he speaks out,
he speaks through me."
(see this post at Balkinization for a more professional discussion of Bush and religion)