Adia Victoria is from South Carolina. Her debut album, Beyond the Bloodhounds, is out now.
Perhaps the greatest irony is how a campaign fueled by outright lies reveals a deep-seated kernel of truth of what far too many Americans hold up as sacred: massive wealth, the sway of celebrity, branding, power, and greed.
I don't want to say that he's the president we deserve, yet here we are.
Look at all the signs Waving in the breeze Such a silly sight I never thought I'd see I feel it in the air It's washing over me Soon enough the tide Will drag us all to sea So now we're traveling backwards We are traveling backwards He promised you the future Say he got a plan When it took his daddy's fortune To make that boy a man The truth is all around Plain enough to see He wanna turn the clock Back on you and me So now we're traveling backwards We are traveling backwards I might be okay if I couldn't say He was speaking to half of us I might be okay if I could say There was one of them to trust So now we're traveling backwards We are traveling backwards I must be okay if could say He wasn't so dangerous