Rod Dreher wonders sarcastically how the Soviet Union collapsed with cultural ammunition such as this.
I wonder seriously how, with cultural ammunition such as 50-Cent, we cannot.
Then there's this cultural linchpin of American greatness:
ALL THINGS being equal, I've developed a soft spot in my cultural heart for Soviets with bad suits and worse haircuts singing songs that, for sure, won't land you in a Siberian labor camp. And after this long, long winter on the snowy, frozen Plains, all I have to say is "YOOOOOOOOI, YOOOI YO-YOOOOOI! YOI YOI YOIIII, YOIIII YOI YOI!"
Oh, that and one more thing: Hold me closer, Tiny Dancer!