I told you so
There's gonna be a war
I told you so
There's gonna be a big war
And I just can't get the big smile off my face
I told you so
We're heading for disaster
I told you so
And on the morning after
We're gonna have a get together round at Simon's place

We'll have the biggest demonstration in human history
On the night that they drop the bomb
We'll write letters to the editors of leftist publications
On the night that they drop the bomb
Cause if we can't have a better world
Then at least can we be right?
Yeah we know we can't have a better world
But at least we can be right

I told you so
That Vice president Cheney
I told you so
Is quite Saddam Hussein-y
We don't like his type around here
I told you so
About lying politicians
I told you
How you should always lie to them
Cause you can't trust nothing but money, death and fear


We'll release an album of radical folk songs
On the night that they drop the bomb
We'll crawl over the shingle to plug our single
On the night that they drop the bomb
We'll wear our wristbands, poppies and ribbons
On the night that they drop the bomb
We'll see stand-up comedians, demagogues and demons
On the night that they drop the bomb
Cause there'll never ever be a better world
But we'll always be right
And you can bet we'll be smiling brightly
Into the sudden blinding light


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    General CommentAbout people's willingness to protest about just about anything, particularly things they don't believe in or care about, just so that they can say "I told you so" when everything goes wrong.
    apocalyptic_lighton May 28, 2007   Link

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