Sunday, October 17, 2010

And now a song from the President

Was reading The Huffington Post the other day when I came across an article featuring this brilliant modern version of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Major-General's Song" (from The Pirates of Penzance). Instead of the Major-General, however, the song is sung by the very model of a modern U.S. President, President Barack Obama (as portrayed by actor/comedian Ronnie Butler, Jr.).

And now
I give you"Obama! A Modern U.S. President," presented by the Light Opera of Los Angeles:


Charlene said...

I equate cleaning up the doggy poo to cleaning up the GOP poo.

Dave S. said...

Charlene, I disagree. There isn't a bag big enough for the latter.

Thank you for the dose of G & S. Reminds me of one of my favorite Simpsons episodes, the Cape Fear parody featuring Kelsey Grammer as Sideshow Bob performing a one-man HMS Pinafore.