We want to sympathize with Screamin Jay, just as we want to empathize with the “economically anxious,” overwhelmingly white, Trump voter. Clearly, they have been wronged after putting their faith in the unfaithful. But there is something more sinister going on here, if the necromantic imagery didn’t clue you in.
Category: Music and News Pairings
Music and News Pairings: January 7, 2017
Today’s pairing: Captain Beefheart with a side of declassified intelligence report. The psychedelic new age optimism of the track really brings out the faith in conclusions without facts demanded of us by those who work in the intelligence community.