Friday, October 28, 2011

The Presidents' by Animaniacs

So, yes, I listen to this....and I even like it...even it if it does reinforce stereotypes, some wrong...like George Washington:
George Washington was the first, you see
He once chopped down a cherry tree

Or like Jefferson and the Constitution:
Tom Jefferson stayed up to write
The Constitution late at night
So he and his wife had a great big fight
And she made him sleep on the couch all night

Jefferson didn't write the Constitution, but rather the Declaration of Indepedence...unless they meant the constitution of the state of Virginia. And, in any case, by 1789, when the US Constitution was written, Martha Jefferson was already dead.

So while I can sit here and point out problems, I still do listen to it...so what else is wrong with it?

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