Morning Coffee

Kelly Clarkson mash fools. 


Whatever, I like the song. I was trying to think of the most embarrassing songs that I'm actually into. I thought about Dido's "I'm No Angel" or blogging about the fact that I often write to the Inception soundtrack. But I think the unbridled American Go For It! spirit of Breakaway" really takes the cake. But hey, every time I hear "I'll spread my wings and I'll learn how to fly" I can just feel the self-esteem juices rushing forth. 

Let's go.


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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