A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers. - Friedrich A. Hayek
A campaign theme song for Labor?
The Punch ran an article a few months ago where they posed the question as to the most appropriate theme song for each party's electoral campaign.
The Black Eyed Peas gets a big mention for their song "Yes We Can." Remember that one? It's received over 21 million views on YouTube and Peter Lewis, the author of the article, says that it "shows what an inspiring campaign can deliver."
Well, if it can work for Barack Obama I think it can work here too.
No, I don't think either party should use that song...
But I do think Labor and Julia Gillard can capitalize on the popularity of The Black Eyed Peas as well by using their oh-so catchy 2005 tune "My Humps."
After all, how could they possibly pass up such memorable and apt lyrics as these?:
(sing along now!)
She's got me spending.
(Oh) Spendin' all your money on me and spending time on me.
She's got me spendin'.
(Oh) Spendin' all your money on me, up on me, on me
What you gon' do with all that junk?
All that junk inside that trunk?
We'll leave it up to the electorate to assign meaning to the phrase "junk in the trunk"...