Sue You: This Song Is Our Song

One of the webs most popular humor videos has gotten into some copyright trouble. The website Jibjab put together a video making fun of the John Kerry & George Bush. A parody of Woody Guthrie's song "This Land Is Your Land" is used throughout the video, but with all the popularity this video been getting someone somewhere called a timeout.

When was the last time you saw John Kerry on his knees before world leaders, clad in S&M gear and with a ball gag in his mouth? Or eyed President Bush looking sheepish in a red dunce cap? Chances are it was sometime this past week on national TV and maybe 10 times before that on the Internet, thanks to JibJab, a site that is posting animators Evan and Gregg Spiridellis' latest creation, This Land.

The film features Kerry and Bush dissing each other like boys on a playground to the tune of Woody Guthrie's classic song, "This Land Is Your Land." It's made it around the world, with enthusiastic viewers commenting about the film on the site's blog from as far away as the Netherlands, New Zealand and Guam, and its historical value has been noted by the Library of Congress, which on Tuesday e-mailed the Santa Monica, California-based Spiridellises asking to add the animated short to its archives.

Video: JibJab Video

News source: Wired.com

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