Jumping the Barracuda
When Heart's "Barracuda" followed country faux-change blowhard John Rich's "Raising McCain" after McCain's astonishingly dull and content-free political speech and terrifyingly well-written and demagogic autobiographical closer, my daughter announced that she now hated that song. This distressed me, because I know what a loss that represented for her. So imagine how pleased I was when, within an hour, I received this email from Heart's press rep, Elaine Shock:
Not as pleased as my daughter, however.
By Robert Christgau on September 24, 2008 11:06 AM
From The Onion, apparently, this extension of the story: http://www.cbsundstrom.com/fuckyoujohnmccain.jpg