Re the song, full understanding of possible historical contexts doesn't make it less creepy, despite what the author of next semester's technical writing textbook claims. (I hate him already and am taking it as an I'll omen for the class )
Re the meme, I'm not sure I need context for two white guys arguing over a thing that only white men could think needs to be argued about. The past always informs the present, but cannot and should not supersede it because it is by definition past.
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Related: this cafe's mixtape also included a modernized cover in which the guy understands the girl's concerns, helps her get ready to leave, and wishes her a safe drive home at the end
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