Back to the partisan stuff — Alex Ross’s outstanding blog, The Rest Is Noise, has embedded video of post-election celebrants singing The Star-Spangled Banner in Washington Square, and links to YouTube posts of spontaneous T S-S B outbursts in places like Berkeley, Ann Arbor, and Madison. Take that, Hank Williams, Jr. Here’s the link. As Mr. Ross notes:
Two obvious conclusions: 1) contra Palin, the entire country is “pro America”; 2) increased support for music education would be nice.
Also — snobby, elitist bonus points for those who get the allusion in the title of this post.