Deja vu: Liberals writing songs now for left-wing candidate who might primary Hillary

posted at 3:21 pm on July 18, 2014 by Allahpundit

It’s not a presidential campaign in America anymore until someone puts their progressive hero-worship for a Clinton challenger to music.

The contrast in styles with “Yes We Can” is revealing. That song was celebrity-heavy and hymnal, both of which fed the idea of Obama as icon. He was an object of veneration, the left’s epitome of cool. Warren doesn’t have one one-thousandth his personal charisma and, unlike him circa 2007, she does seem to care about policy on the merits, beyond whether a given position will help or hurt her nascent presidential campaign. (Remember, Obama’s signature achievement as president began as an applause line he stuck into a stump speech because he didn’t want to seem less interested in health-care reform than Hillary.) They liked Obama because they saw him as an agent of political and cultural deliverance; watch “Yes We Can” again and see for yourself how hollow and ridiculous it looks now. They like Warren, I think, because they see her as authentic and substantive, in contrast to the Hopenchange light show. She’s basically their hippie grandma. Her song, naturally, is folk-y. She’s progressivism unplugged.

I shudder to think what “Hillary’s song” would sound like. The imperial march? Exit question via Conn Carroll: Aren’t “populists” supposed to be against corporate welfare handouts like the Ex-Im bank?



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Warren always looks like she can’t quite figure out what someone is asking her, as if she’s just not quite sure of what to say; it’s that weird half-grin.

Bishop on July 18, 2014 at 4:38 PM

It takes her a moment to translate the question to Cherokee.

slickwillie2001 on July 18, 2014 at 5:09 PM

YES WE CAN.

1:20 to 1:31 – the beautiful Scarlett Johansson One of President Obama’s biggest supporters.

Ned Pepper on July 18, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Who did you plagiarize that comment from?

Buck Farky on July 18, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Bletch!

MCGIRV on July 18, 2014 at 5:17 PM

…surely this video is making a mockery of overly enthused netroots types?

the actual video suggests otherwise, but i can’t bring myself to entertain the possibility that someone wrote this song in seriousness. the first couplet of the third stanza in particular is like something out of a parody tune making a mockery of self-righteous, intellectually frivolous leftism.

jaxisaneurophysicist on July 18, 2014 at 5:23 PM

“The system is rigged”

Is she calling Obama a ‘rigger’??? Oh my.

faraway on July 18, 2014 at 5:23 PM

BigWyo on July 18, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Yup, we had something similar happen here with Senator Blumenthal.
This lie was much worse IMO.

…and yet he coasted to victory in the Peoples Republic of CT.

StubbornGreenBurros on July 18, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Liberal heads will explode like popcorn when one woman begins to attack another woman during the campaign. That whole War On Women thing can cut both ways…

rmkdbq on July 18, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Can’t wait to see Cruz demolish Cherokee Crab Cakes. For once the taunt is justified: Is this the best you got?

spiritof61 on July 18, 2014 at 5:46 PM

After listening to (as much as I could stand of) those two videos, my brain feels poached.

Did I miss the part in Barry’s video where he said the Cambridge police acted stupidly, before he knew much of anything at all about what had happened in that case? That’s when I was sure that it was all downhill from there.

dissent555 on July 18, 2014 at 5:46 PM

I shudder to think what “Hillary’s song” would sound like. The imperial march?

Maybe Her Thighness can borrow this. I don’t think Teh SCOMF will be needing it in the future.

pain train on July 18, 2014 at 6:01 PM

This is the one she’ll be going with:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsHMlF8xMtI

mrt721 on July 18, 2014 at 6:05 PM

Oh dear…

RonRon on July 18, 2014 at 6:12 PM

. They like Warren, I think, because they see her as authentic and substantive, in contrast to the Hopenchange light show.

Are people REALLY that freaking stupid? Fauxahontus is “authentic”?

GarandFan on July 18, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Maybe she will bring back bows and arrows to the military.

And smoke signals instead ohf radios.

Would be kinda quaint in Afghanistan.

txdoc on July 18, 2014 at 6:35 PM

I love that you post her speeches. The woman is amazing. Every single thing she said in that speech was true. You just can’t deal.

libfreeordie on July 16, 2014 at 1:39 AM

Yawn. Change “woman” to “black man” and it’s 2008 all over again.

Speeches aren’t competence. This woman makes Obama look qualified.

Chuck Schick on July 18, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Yawn. Change “woman” to “black man” and it’s 2008 all over again.

Speeches aren’t competence. This woman makes Obama look qualified.

Chuck Schick on July 18, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Yep. Barry’s Stupid/Evil metric is about 80/20. The Chief is more balanced in that regard.

slickwillie2001 on July 18, 2014 at 7:20 PM

Drums along the Mohawk

philw1776 on July 18, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Contrast that with Sarah.

theotherone on July 18, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Man I hope she runs and wins the nomination.

The Notorious G.O.P on July 18, 2014 at 7:31 PM

…when do the children start singing in schools?

JugEarsButtHurt on July 18, 2014 at 7:54 PM

I’m thinking Hillary might not be so inevitable. Dems are already getting nervous about her.

terryannonline on July 18, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Oh the more money libs throw to Warren (who is not gonna win) means the less for Hillary.

terryannonline on July 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM

That is horrible. I am all for Warren getting in though.

Southernblogger on July 18, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Winner! First comment I read; don’t have to read no more.

HiJack on July 18, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Although she looks to be a harmless nutjob, apparently she is the ONE the ObamaMachine is pushing to be his successor. She is even left of his left. What a scary thought!

msawyer on July 18, 2014 at 9:02 PM

Lizzy’s song

iceman1960 on July 18, 2014 at 9:07 PM

“…left-wing candidate who might primary Hillary”

Hillary is the incumbent WHAT exactly?

flyovermark on July 18, 2014 at 9:34 PM

This woman reminds me of an older, charmless version of Marcy from Married with Children. Sorta like a chicken.

bluegill on July 18, 2014 at 9:58 PM

every time I see the woman I’m reminded of the commercial from my childhood.

I hope this works.

whbates on July 18, 2014 at 11:38 PM

I don’t take Warren so lightly.

The mainstream GOP has basically ceded the “what’s yours is mine” argument to the libs. Who’s going to counter Warren’s redistributionist/Marxist rhetoric? Cruz? Long shot for the nomination. Paul? He has, ahem, other problems.

Bat Chain Puller on July 18, 2014 at 11:47 PM

I’ve never seen the “Yes we can” video. That was excruciating to sit through. The Warren video wasn’t much better. Heaven help us if she is elected.

tommer74 on July 19, 2014 at 12:33 AM

Hillary is the incumbent WHAT exactly?

flyovermark on July 18, 2014 at 9:34 PM

The incumbent Office of the Presumptive Candidate because it’s Her Turn and Ladyparts.

Kenosha Kid on July 19, 2014 at 1:47 AM

That’s some funny shit right there!

Kenz on July 19, 2014 at 2:27 AM

That is the most vacuous song that I have ever heard. LOL! :)

Theophile on July 19, 2014 at 4:56 AM

I love that you post her speeches. The woman is amazing. Every single thing she said in that speech was true. You just can’t deal.
 
libfreeordie on July 16, 2014 at 1:39 AM

 
Maybe you should write a song about it.

rogerb on July 19, 2014 at 8:27 AM

I love that you post her speeches. The woman is amazing. Every single thing she said in that speech was true. You just can’t deal.

libfreeordie on July 16, 2014 at 1:39 AM

Maybe you should write a song about it.

rogerb on July 19, 2014 at 8:27 AM

Ohhh……

…….I’m a native American,,, ….no wait…….

itsspideyman on July 19, 2014 at 8:34 AM

The song was written by nuts for a nut … a really big nut. A crazy, psychopathic nut.

darwin on July 19, 2014 at 8:39 AM

The wrote songs about Lenin and Stalin too.

darwin on July 19, 2014 at 8:39 AM

She is the distaff William Jennings Bryan of the Twenty-first Century. She doesn’t have his rhetorical skills or religious faith, but she does have his personality. Dogmatic, mendacious, boring, staid, conceited, anile, rude, stubborn.

Esaus Message on July 19, 2014 at 9:29 AM

One who pretends to be poor, the other pretends to be an American Indian, Dems love faux candidates…

Pest on July 19, 2014 at 9:48 AM

I am sorry but liberal woman are butt ugly…..

crosshugger on July 19, 2014 at 9:59 AM

How much would you have loved to crash that conference with Cruz posters? Pissoff all those ugly harpies and their pajama boys…you know it’d be fun.

crrr6 on July 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM

VOMIT….VOMIT….VOMIT…..

ARIZONAVETERAN on July 19, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Another commenter here described her perfectly. She has village cat lady etched in every line on her face.

katy the mean old lady on July 19, 2014 at 10:11 AM

I am sorry but liberal woman are ‘DOG’ butt ugly…..

crosshugger on July 19, 2014 at 9:59 AM


i fixed it for ya…
.

ARIZONAVETERAN on July 19, 2014 at 10:13 AM

watch “Yes We Can” again…

Not on yer life.

Dear lawd, “President Warren”…

*shudder*

JetBoy on July 19, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Man I hope she runs and wins the nomination.

The Notorious G.O.P on July 18, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Because you want her as POTUS?

Dr. Frank Enstine on July 19, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Um, the rhyming in the lyrics is pretty much nonexistent, LOL.

PattyJ on July 19, 2014 at 10:51 AM

I don’t take Warren so lightly.
Bat Chain Puller on July 18, 2014 at 11:47 PM

I agree but it seems that others just laugh her off. It is turning out to be 2008 all over again. I remember many posts along the lines that it would be great if BO got the nom because there was no way that he could ever win.

I believe that it will be very possible for the criminal and fake injun to easily win. Two reasons I believe that. One is that ,yes, people are that stupid. Two is that cons will stay home again because the “perfect” guy isn’t running. Libs vote for the party and cons vote for the person.

Dr. Frank Enstine on July 19, 2014 at 10:57 AM

“You got yours … now I’m gonna take it!”

*Crowd of communist supporting imbeciles who want to live for free cheer wildly*

If Obama doesn’t finish the job the Warren will gladly do so. She’s a psychopath … a very corrupt psychopath.

darwin on July 19, 2014 at 11:07 AM

Can’t wait to see Cruz demolish Cherokee Crab Cakes.

You know it was Cherokee Crab DIP in the Pow Wow Cook Book.

You can put any old crab dip on an English muffin, lightly sprinkle cheese and broil, but the crab meat has to be fresh. You don’t need Elizabeth Warren telling you how to cook. It was hardly an old indian recipe from Oklahoma.

Mrs. Warren isn’t much of a campaigner, she just has a slavish, fawning following of liberal women in Massachusetts. They transfered their affection directly from Martha Coakley when she let them down in 2010. Certain liberal middle aged hippies voting for Peace and Pie in the Sky.

Fleuries on July 19, 2014 at 11:12 AM

I don’t take Warren so lightly.

Bat Chain Puller on July 18, 2014 at 11:47 PM

It’s not Warren, per se, but the liberal mantra of perpetual campaigning regardless of the last candidate and the same exact stuff. They seem to just want to keep churning out candidates with nothing more than empty rhetoric and what they consider a catchy tune. It doesn’t matter what they do after they’re elected…it’s all about the packaging, from one to the next.

JetBoy on July 19, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Comedy gold. If I didn’t know any better I’d say it was a joke. Several laugh out loud moments, from the shifty, embarrassed looking beta males, to the “show the black people! show the black people!” cuts, to the fierce podium pounding determination of Miss Cherokee herself. Neverminding the lyrics. Hoo-ee.

“The planet is warming and the power is shifting. We need a leader who won’t stand for all the wall street bullsh*t, the lobbyists grifting.”

Yes, please go with that. Run Liz run. We need more laughter these days. And not just from stuff like this, but from everyone who is doing their best to actually keep a straight face in defending it.

The woman is amazing. Every single thing she said in that speech was true. You just can’t deal.

wheeeeeeeee.

somewhatconcerned on July 19, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Reuters Poll: Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To 37%…

Resist We Much on July 18, 2014 at 6:42 PM

w00t !

petefrt on July 19, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Oh gosh! We could add this awesome song to the playlist of Michelle Obama’s glorious Talking Shopping Carts!

John the Libertarian on July 19, 2014 at 12:48 PM

How about that old hit favorite song from all the classic Westerns featuring Indians, Hay-ya, Hay-ya? I bet she knows all the words.

claudius on July 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Reuters Poll: Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To 37%…
 
Resist We Much on July 18, 2014 at 6:42 PM

 
The sad part is all it’s doing is freeing up many people to vote for someone like Warren. It isn’t the policies that are the problem, it’s just that the right people weren’t in charge during the Obama administration.
 
But Warren will surely succeed, comrade. Kemosabe. Whatever.

rogerb on July 19, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Ahh – yes we can! That brings back memories. MomJeans used to be so cool.

That Warren music video is so amateur. Why didn’t they hire actors instead of letting those weirdo campaign workers in front of the camera. Warren is the Huntsman of the dems IMO. She won’t be the nominee, at least not with that ad campaign.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h94iTnGQ0oI

BoxHead1 on July 19, 2014 at 5:49 PM

President MomJeans used to be so cool.

fifm

BoxHead1 on July 19, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Unhinged.

soundingboard on July 19, 2014 at 7:12 PM

I for one hope that Elizabeth Warren “our Faux Indian Princess in waiting” runs and wins the nomination for President. Even McCain would start looking like he could win, actually let go with even Anthony Wiener could win. No one with a brain would believe McCain has a chance.

pwb on July 19, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Do you hear that Mr. Anderson?… That is the sound of inevitability… It is the sound of your death…

tenore on July 19, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Ewwwwww!

bigGwillie on July 20, 2014 at 3:13 AM

What this country needs is a first term Senator running as a”The First …”! What could go wrong with something like tha… never mind.

texmarc on July 20, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Chief Fauxcahontis has a nice ring to it…

Perspicacious on July 20, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Can’t wait to see Cruz demolish Cherokee Crab Cakes. For once the taunt is justified: Is this the best you got?
spiritof61 on July 18, 2014 at 5:46 PM

It’s not going to happen. The GOPurists will not nominate a Hispanic. They need an old white northeastern liberal to run against a female liberal, so the left knows the GOPurists do no hate women

Brock Robamney on July 21, 2014 at 6:07 AM

“The Legend of Fauxchohantas”

Krupnikas on July 22, 2014 at 10:39 AM

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