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That White House Abba Play List In Full

by | 19th, February 2008

mccain-abba.jpg JOHN McCain likes Abba. He can very possibly name all four of the Swedish pop group in order.

McCain can be found of a night dressed in a clingy, satin, aqua marine trouser suit singing Dancing Queen and wondering if his home help, Fernando, can hear the drums?

This is known as adding colour to the political debate. Mr McCain is rumoured to favour the colour orange and pronouce Ka-bul, Kar-bull and not Kab-ul. His best funfair ride is the Spinning Cups.

The Republican candidate has taken with the notion of using Abba’s Take a chance on me’ as his campaign song. But things have not gone to plan. As he tells reporters aboard his jet:

“It gets expensive in a big hurry and if you’re not careful you can alienate some Swedes,” he says.“If word gets out to Stockholm that we’re using Abba music, then there’ll be a worsening in U.S.-Swedish relations.”

Abba, it seems, will not take a chance of McCain.

What McCain realises, of course, is that there is an Abba tune for every agonsit.

As he says: “Dare I say ABBA. Everybody says, ‘Ehhh, ABBA.’ Why is that? ABBA was the largest selling (recording act ever). Nobody likes them but they sold more records than anybody in the history of the world, including the Beatles. But everybody hates them. (But) you’re a no-class guy if you like ABBA. Why does everybody go see ‘Mamma Mia?’ Hypocrisy! Rank hypocrisy! I’m not embarassed to say I like ABBA, ‘Dancing Queen.’”

And if elected, “the background music would be ABBA in the elevators

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