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Rose colored glasses helps one look at the world with an attitude that things are better than they really are. Certainly when discussing the Republican party, Fox News Network has taken this approach. According to them, racism no longer exists, God’s on our side, and poor people do not need a safety net, they just need to work harder. When the topic turns to Obama, there is absolutely nothing the man has ever done right. Quite simply, FOX has their own set of lenses in which to view America. FOX colored glasses distort the reality  of America in a way that is so perverse it is actually borderline immoral.

So I was listening to this old song from a group I enjoyed called Animal Logic. The band members are Deborah Holland, Stewart Copeland, and Stanley Clarke. The song is from their 1991 album Animal Logic II. While listening, I was also reading  a Facebook post about the idiocy of FOX news and for some reason I thought of replacing the word rose with FOX. I think the lyrics make perfect sense.

So in an effort to call attention to FOX’s blatant lies and to honor an old song which I still enjoy, here is a new version with the changed lyrics.

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It’s a one way world that I’m lookin’ at
It’s a heartless state I’m in
It’s a nervous time and because of that
I stay right where I’ve been

A hundred dreams gettin’ carried away
That won’t be dreamed again
When something’s wrong, and you’ve known it all along
It’s easier to pretend

chorus:

I need a pair of FOX colored glasses
To see it all in a different light
I need a pair of FOX colored glasses
I’m sick of seein’ the world in black and white
I need a pair of FOX colored glasses FOX colored glasses

It’s a dead end street I’ve been running down
To a hard line place I’ve come
It’s a lonely drive through a broken town
No matter where you’re from
One more heart gettin’ buried alive
Don’t misunderstand
When you can’t breathe, gettin’ weaker in the knees
You hide your head in the sand

chorus

But if I saw the world as perfect I’d no longer care
So smash the glass and throw them out
Cause I don’t want to wear FOX colored glasses

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