Linda Breitag 2003
with inspiration from the kids of Peace Village
Embarrassingly enough, people around the world often seem to know and care more about what the U.S. is up to—starting wars, polluting, torturing, etc.—than we ourselves do. ¡Basta! sprouts new verses continually; here’s today’s snapshot. (Plus one thankfully-obsolete, full-snark stanza, below).
lipstick on a pitbull, lipstick on a pig
lipstick on a polar bear who runs an oil rig
well I don’t care if she wears lipstick, has fresh and minty breath
‘cause Palin near the White House, well, that’s the kiss of death