Can watching the eleven o’clock news kill you?
Tune in at eleven to find out!
We report we have nothing more to report than we have nothing more to report
tune in later to hear us talk about how nothing is happening.
The media has become the industrial complex that Eisenhower warned America would be
should it continue to spend money on war machines so recklessly even in times of peace
put a gun in someone’s hand and they’re bound to shoot it
put a microphone in someone’s hand and they’re bound to shoot their mouth off
regardless of the truth
they’ve just gotta fill air time
by blowing hot air
now open the newspaper
count all the stories of celebrities, athletes, kings and queens
now look to read a single story out of Africa or South America
are you telling me by selling me these sheets of paper
that’s black and white and read all over
that nothing happened in two whole continents?
I don’t believe you
you’re fictional news
propaganda for the blues
ignoring all the light and bright and right in this world
feeding us with what’s wrong
rarely giving us a taste of what’s right
and we buy it
we create the news you shove down our throats
cause we consume it
well, how’s this for a news flash:
the sun will rise tomorrow
and the night will set
and the boogeyman doesn’t exist
unless you tune into the eleven o’clock news
to see what news you never knew you missed.