|Reagan Led US to Victory |
Over the Soviet Union
This December 26th, it will be a full 20 years since Ronald Reagan led the US to complete victory over the Soviet "Evil Empire."
To look at the recent 2011 Eurovision Song Competition, our victory is every bit as thorough as that of Rome over Carthage.
The winning entry in that iconic pan-European competition was a duo from the former Soviet state of Azerbaijan who sang a completely American-styled pop song in almost perfect Midwestern American English.
The Euro song winners were a couple calling themselves ELL/Nikki. They prevailed with a song called, "Running Scared," (not Roy Orbison's classic American rock version.)
Their vocal offering would seamlessly fit into the playlist of any contemporary pop radio station, anywhere in America.
|ELL/Nikki: 2011 Eurovision Victors |
From Former Soviet Azerbaijan
Following is a video of the performance which won the May 14th competition among 25 European nations in Dusseldorf, Germany for best European song.
It's sung in English -- American English.
Foreigners may heap criticism on the US -- but it is obviously a cloak for their deep seated envy of America.
The current dumbo-eared occupant of the White House may run around the world apologizing for America's greatness and power, and of course, he just doesn't get it.
They all really still want to be like us. Here's the winner for Best European Song of 2011: