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Nellie McKay on Feminism
Get thee to an online downloading facility and give Nellie McKay’s Mother of Pearl a listen. McKay’s always been fantastic with the lyrical irony (see I Wanna Get Married,) but this witty, sarcastic take on feminism is her at her very best.
If you’re not intrigued enough, lyrics after the break.
Feminists don’t have a sense of humor Feminists just want to be alone (boo-hoo) Feminists spread vicious lies and rumor They have a tumor on their funny bone
They say child molestation isn’t funny Rape and degradation’s just a crime (lighten up, ladies) Rampant prostitution, sex for money (what’s wrong with that) Can’t these chicks do anything but whine
Dance break Woo-hoo (Take it off)
They say cheap objectification isn’t witty, it’s hot Equal work and wages worth the fight (sing us a new one) On demand abortion, every city (okay, but no gun control) Won’t these women ever get a life
Feminists don’t have a sense of humor (poor Hilary) Feminists and vegetarians Feminists spread vicious lies and rumor They’re far too sensitive to ever be a ham That’s why these feminists just need to find a man