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Regarding Kyary Pamyu Pamyu song "Pon Pon Pon," I think it's also important to point out recent events when that song was released. 3/11 had just happened and the song was written to cheer people up and encourage them to go outside instead of sulking indoors. For Americans, if we listen to Toby Keith's "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue" without remembering 9/11, it just sounds like classic American bravado and chest puffing. Context is everything.

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