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How James Blunt’s ‘Music To Waterboard By’ Prevented World War 3

by | 15th, November 2010

JAMES Blunt prevented World War 3, says James Blunt. He did this by allowing his tunes to be played to inmates at Guantanamo Bay over and over and over as an alternative to waterboarding and upsetting the Chinese. Well, no. Says Blunt of an Army trip to Kosovo in 1999:

“We had 200 Russians lined up pointing their weapons at us aggressively. The direct command [that] came in from general Wesley Clark was to overpower them. Various words were used that seemed unusual to us. Words such as ‘destroy’ came down the radio.”

“Destroy… Blunt….Records…Over… Destroy… Blunt…Records… Over…”

“The soldiers directly behind me were from the Parachute Regiment, so they’re obviously game for the fight.”

So. You led them in a singsong and got them well up

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