I'm Off To Dublin

So, on cue, here is a musical interlude of the sort my Granny Meenagh used to like, though I would urge you to understand that the republican army mentioned is not the provisional one but a part of history. Just like the combination of extreme nationalism and the German language, which for some reason has been combined in the following video. I find it surreal and very funny, in its way.

And yes, I am well aware that the picture is a Diego Rivera panel, associated with Walker Evans, of Mussolini, painted at a time when he was beloved of US and British interests and a nationalist nut himself. But, you know, connections....


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