We love to talk of nonviolence.
We change the world by voting
By standing in large groups,
Waving signs and chanting,
Violence is never an option.
We look at the rioters with dismay
Burning cars, fighting the police?
Violence is not the answer.
The world can't be changed that way.
Meanwhile, we honor our forefathers
The bold patriots who fought their oppressors
Who destroyed property and took lives for their cause
They were brave and noble,
They were heroic
They were not terrorists,
They were just fighting for their freedom.
And they won.