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Misery Index – New Salem Lyrics

New Salem Lyrics By Misery Index


Sharpen up the guillotine as fashionistas clean the scene
You’re socially bewitched with narrative affixed
Tried and executed with no due process

Do you fight the good fight? Or instigate the fighting?
It’s a f*****g witch hunt
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll
In New Salem

Burn the books, rename the streets
Nothing is safe, suppress the speech
A virtual conflict, binary logic
Who the f**k is the straw man now?

Do you fight the good fight? Or instigate the fighting?
It’s a f*****g witch hunt
Co-opted activists divide and conquer us
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll

New Salem
New Salem
New Salem
Co-opted activists, somebody’s head’s gotta roll
New Salem
New Salem
New Salem
Co-opted activists divide and conquer us
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll

In a pacified endemic state, it’s another echo-chamber slave
Addicted to extremes of ideologies
Where left and right amalgamate and hang us from their tallest trees

Do you fight the good fight? Or instigate the fighting?
It’s a f*****g witch hunt
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll

In an echo chamber no one can hear you scream
Burning the straw man in this knee-jerk nightmare
Roiling in all your virtue valor, awakening as a victim martyr
Freedom fighter, or bald-faced instigator?

Do you fight the good fight? Or instigate the fighting?
It’s a f*****g witch hunt
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll
New Salem
New Salem
New salem
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll
New Salem
New Salem
New Salem
Co-opted activists divide and conquer us
Somebody’s head’s gotta roll


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