A self explanatory parody about, well, stuff everybody knows.
Everybody knows that the dice are loaded / Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
Leonard Cohen's lyrics are both prophetic and startlingly contemporary: Everybody knows that the war is over / Everybody knows the good guys lost / Everybody knows the fight was fixed / The poor stay poor, the rich get rich / That's how it goes / Everybody knows
Democracy is coming to the USA ("the cradle of the best and the worst"), Leonard Cohen wrote, "It's coming from the sorrow in the street / The holy places where the races meet." Cohen died this week, but we can still take his defiant, sardonic optimism into the streets with us.