Leaving Fort McHenry behind

Some thoughts on Gene Weingarten’s New National Anthem:

Still, the Weingarten proposal has much to recommend it. For one thing, it doesn’t mention fruited plains, an integral component of an oft-proposed alternative anthem, which always made me giggle as a kid. The National Anthem should not induce giggles.

(Via Bayou Renaissance Man.)







2 comments

  1. McGehee »

    12 March 2011 · 8:14 am

    I’d be more inclined toward Bucky Katt’s suggestions for improving our anthem — but that’s just the mood I’m in this morning.

    I have got to stop reading the comments on news articles at Reuters and the like.

  2. Fritinancy »

    16 March 2011 · 10:37 am

    March Linkfest…

    the most brilliant remedy (and most potent earworm) I’ve ever heard…

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