Alternative Facts (the song)

With her now infamous January 22 appearance on Meet The Press, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, demonstrated that she and her boss operate comfortably in a post-truth world, where "alternative facts" are the new coin of the realm.

With my February 12 song Alternative Facts, I explore their brave new world in three minutes, using just three chords and one (apologies in advance) 3 Doors Down reference.

Alternative Facts

(M. Farmer)

Well, two plus two is five

Frederick Douglass is still alive

Vladimir Putin had nothing

To do with those hacks

Alternative facts

I was quick to condemn the Ku Klux Klan

My executive order's not a Muslim ban

They were clapping in New Jersey 

For the 9/11 attacks

Alternative facts

BRIDGE

I’ll tell you up is down and black is white

And every little thing is gonna be alt-right

The truth is gonna be whatever I say

Call me Mango Mussolini

Or just Il Duce

I really care about working class folks

Global warming is a Chinese hoax

3 Doors Down is one of our greatest

Rock-n-roll acts

Alternative facts

You know Mexico is gonna pay for that wall

My great big hands can palm a basketball

And when my audit's done

I'll tell you what I paid in tax

Alternative facts

BRIDGE

I’ll tell you up is down and black is white

And every little thing is gonna be alt-right

The truth is gonna be whatever I say

Call me Mango Mussolini

Or just Il Duce

My thoughts and prayers go out to Bowling Green

I'm the least racist person that you've ever seen

I've always had a great relationship

With the blacks

Alternative facts

I’ve got a real good handle on foreign affairs

We need guns in our schools to kill grizzly bears

And you know Kellyanne is the queen

Of the mendacious flacks

Alternative facts

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