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Anti-Bush Song Clip Explodes In Popularity In Turkey

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As tensions grow between Turkey and the U.S., anti-Americanism in Turkey also reaches new heights. An anti-Bush song clip recorded last year by the popular Turkish singer Baris Akarsu, is now so much in demand that Turkish TV channels are broadcasting it multiple times every day.

Other anti-American video clips for the same song are breaking viewing records in youtube and other internet sites.

Following are the lyrics of the song by Baris Akarsu, who died last summer in a traffic accident:

“He knows everything… His silence is sinister

“You build… He comes and destroys

“Waits for the last moment… Pours his hatred

“His heart is a dark swamp… He swallows your tomorrows

“You can’t see him… You can’t hear him

“But he is always there

“On the hill, there's a White House

“In it, a clown king

“His job is bad news

“Whose turn will it be?

“He is an artist... That paints bloody pictures

“In his exhibition, is human graveyard

“What he sells is darkness... framed

“His God is money… To which he is a slave

“His words are poison… Don’t listen to him

“His loyal lackeys…. Kiss his skirt

“He manufactures fear… Hides it under decorations

“He buys and sells... Swallows

“On the hill, a White House

“In it, a clown king

“His job is bad news

“Whose turn will it be?

“He is an artist... That paints bloody pictures

“In his exhibition, is human graveyard

“What he sells is darkness... framed"

Source: Milliyet, Turkey, October 26, 2007

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