Who the fuck decided that Garth Brooks would sing a death song at the inaugural?

A lot of people have said they breathed a sigh of relief when President Obama lived through the inaugural day -- Garth Brooks singing the musical plane crash song -- the consummate White Boys' song -- didn't help:

Bye bye Miss American Pie
drove my Chevy to the levee
But the levee was dry
The good old boys drinking whiskey and rye
Singing "This'll be the day that I die."

What? Was it a tip of the hat to the Klan?

A warning from George Herbert Walking Dead Bush,
looking for all the world like a zombie, that
"We took out JFK for stepping out of line. Remember it."

(Or so the latest PUBLISHED conspiracy theory goes -- the conjecture that GHWBush was involved has been going on since November 23, 1963)

Whichever -- amazingly inappropriate for that smiling ole boy to waddle his way out of retirement to smile and sing about death.

...There's an old saying about having a sense of propriety:

"Don't talk of rope in the home of a man who was hanged..." to which we can now add: "... nor sing of death when the first African-American president is being sworn into office."


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