Though he was one of the greatest activist songwriters of his time, people tend to forget that Phil Ochs had as many harsh words for armchair liberals as anyone else. After the lacerating ‘Love Me, I’m A Liberal’, this one twists the knife further, lampooning the stoned apathy of his very fanbase. But because it was funny (and included the line “Smoking marijuana is more fun than drinking beer”), it was his one song to get substantial FM play in the 60s, entering the annals of misunderstood political songs.
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