Schoolhouse Rock – I’m Just a Lie
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Schoolhouse Rock – I’m Just a Lie


THANK YOU, YOU KNOW? WE ARE NOW LIVING IN A WORLD OF ALTERNATIVE FACTS. THE PRESIDENT MAKES STATEMENTS ALMOST EVERY DAY THAT AREN’T NECESSARILY BASED IN TRUTH, WHICH IS FRUSTRATING TO SOME PEOPLE. AND CONFUSING TO OTHERS. ESPECIALLY YOUNG PEOPLE. YOU KNOW, WE’RE RAISED TO BELIEVE THAT THE PRESIDENT TELLS THE TRUTH. BUT THAT ISN’T NECESSARILY THE CASE ANYMORE. SO TO BRING CHILDREN UP TO DATE ON THE NEW AMERICAN WAY, WE TOOK A CUE FROM “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK.” AND HOPEFULLY THIS WILL EXPLAIN HOW IT ALL WORKS NOW.>>THE WHITE HOUSE? SO COOL! BUT I WONDER WHO THAT SAD-LOOKING FELLOW OVER THERE IS.>>ME? I’M A LIE.>>A WHAT?>>A LIE. LIKE WHEN YOU DON’T TELL THE TRUTH.>>I DON’T UNDERSTAND. >>LET ME TRY TO EXPLAIN. ♪ I’M JUST A LIE YES I’M ONLY A LIE ♪ ♪ I’M SO UNTRUE I JUST WANT TO CRY ♪ ♪ WELL I JUST POPPED OUT OF THE PRESIDENT’S BRAIN ♪ ♪ AND THE VERY IDEA OF IT IS COMPLETELY INSANE ♪ ♪ BUT SOMEDAY I’M GOING TO BE A FACT OH YES ♪ ♪ I’LL TRY AND I’LL TRY BUT TODAY I AM STILL JUST A LIE ♪>>IF YOU’RE A LIE, WHY DO YOU WANT PEOPLE TO THINK YOU’RE TRUE?>>YOU SEE, KID, I MAKE THE PRESIDENT FEEL GOOD ABOUT HIMSELF. AND SOMETIMES I CAN EVEN HELP HIM SELL HIS POLICIES TO VOTERS.>>WOW! YOU SOUND REALLY IMPORTANT!>>YEAH. BUT NOT UNLESS PEOPLE BELIEVE ME. ♪ I’M JUST A LIE YES I’M ONLY A LIE ♪ ♪ BUT I’M GOING TO BE A FACT BY AND BY ♪ ♪ SEE FIRST THE PRESIDENT TWEET S, ALL THOSE WHO TRY TO DEBOOUNG ME REPEAT ME ♪ ♪ ACROSS THE INTERNET I’LL FLY THAT’S HOW I SPREAD FAR AND WIDE ♪ ♪ BUT TODAY I AM STILL JUST A LIE ♪>>THAT’S HORRIBLE.>>I KNOW. BUT REAL FACTS ARE SO DEPRESSING. LIKE TAKE CLIMATE CHANGE. IF WE BELIEVE THAT, WE COULDN’T BURN ALL THAT COAL.>>BUT WE SHOULDN’T BURN IT.>>THAT’S WHAT YOU SAY. NOT EVERYBODY HAS TO BELIEVE A LIE. ONLY ENOUGH TO MAKE ME A DEBATE. ♪ I’M JUST A LIE JUST A SWEET LITTLE LIE ♪ ♪ AND I’M TOO BELIEVABLE TO DENY ♪ ♪ PRETTY SOON I’M BEING DEBATED ALL OVER TOWN ♪ ♪ KELLYANNE IS SPIN INING ♪ ♪ EVERYBODY IS TAKING SIDES AND THE TRUTH WILL LAY DOWN AND DIE ♪ ♪ BECAUSE YOU CAN’T TELL A FACT FROM A LIE ♪ AND THAT’S HOW IT WORKS. >>I THINK I’M GOING TO BE SICK.>>DON’T WORRY, TRUMPCARE IS GOING TO BE GREAT! BYE! [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

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