It’s a punk song that requires life experience and maturity in order to interpret it correctly.
Or maybe not.
My stepson caught me working on this, and I figured it was better to explain it to him than to let him assume what this song was about. My explanation went something like, “This is about a guy who’s struggling with the temptation to place all the blame on someone else, rather than take partial responsibility for what went wrong.”
That was easy enough. Maybe I can turn it into a children’s book. Calling William Bennet…
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