Aren't You Really a Republican?

   

A parody of a song by Joe Jackson.  Recorded by Dylan in Los Angeles, CA
Recorded: 01/31/2016  Released: 02/01/2016  First aired: 04/14/2016
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Lyrics

You like to claim you’re on the left side of the aisle
But let’s be honest, a country club is more your style
Chris Christie, Larry Hogan, Bob Ehrlich… you’ve praised them all
And when someone mentions Bernie Sanders… we can hear your skin crawl

Aren’t you really a Republican?
Aren’t you nodding when a right-winger’s on the stump?
Aren’t you really a Republican?
Come on, Tony: You played golf with Donald Trump

You won’t ride Metro and you wanna kill the Purple Line
And every time it snows, you’re demanding a big gas-guzzling SUV from PTI
You drive your Cadillac from the golf course to the steakhouse to the luxury hotel
And if you pass a Prius on the way, I wouldn’t say you wish the driver well

Let's be real, Tony...

Aren’t you really a Republican?
Could it be that it’s the Left that you disdain?
Aren’t you really a Republican?
And does this mean you’re gonna start liking Obenshein?

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Andrew
This will become one of those jingles that replaces the original song. It's on par with Trots, Trots, Trots and Avocados for $3.69. just brilliant.
474 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
SO happy this finally aired! I loved their commentary while it was playing.
485 days ago.
Daniel Simpson Day
just want to echo all the comments below; really wonderfully done. I've had TK a closeted elephant for years.
486 days ago.
Luke Overbey in Charleston, SC
Glad this one got played! An all timer.
490 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
FINALLY
492 days ago.
Swingmonalisa in Bel Air, MD
How has this not been played? I think you need to resubmit and remind Nigel.
527 days ago.
robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
I was basically gonna write what Jason did, and follow it with what Brad wrote. no fluff in the writing, economical. fantastic stuff.
561 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
Any song that rhymes Obenshein is a winner. Nice work..
565 days ago.
Sean Morrissey in Frederick,MD
So smart, and wonderfully performed. Great job!
565 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Williamsburg, VA
Unimpeachable argument.
565 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
Absolutely nailed this in every way. They have to play this!
565 days ago.
Swingmonalisa in Bel Air, MD
This is fantastic. I've asked myself this many times before ;-). This HAS to make air. "You drive your Cadillac from the golf course to the steakhouse to the luxury hotel" is brilliant
565 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
Another one of those that you can love based on the title alone. I think this demands a counterpoint jingle but the only evidence that comes to mind is how he golfs with Obama & hates Cruz. Otherwise, it seems like a pretty airtight case.
565 days ago.
judofuse in Atlanta
Brilliant riff on the title of this song - and there can never be enough late 70s early 80s jingles!
565 days ago.