The Sarah Palin Battle Hymn (Video)

By Garance Franke-Ruta

Written by Tom Dempsey with vocal accompaniment from Gary Mcvay, the "Sarah Palin Battle Hymn" was posted to YouTube last October and has recently come back into circulation thanks to the post-Tucson massacre debate on martial metaphors in political discourse. Just watch:

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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/01/the-sarah-palin-battle-hymn-video/69693/ For background and history on "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," first published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862, see Dominic Tierney's recent post, "'The Battle Hymn of the Republic': America's Song of Itself."

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