Lede of the Day:
On Sunday evening I sat thumping my chair in a suburb of Frankfurt, accompanying Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton singing “Yes We Can,” and thinking No I Can’t stand any more of this.Yes, that's Frankfurt, Germany, and yes, that's "Hope!" the new American-written, German-produced Barack Obama musical.
Michelle und Barack rock the haus.
Catherine Hickley's review for Bloomberg is a scream. A taste:
When a character called Money Mack shows up on the street in a white suit, hat and shades with his shirt unbuttoned to the navel, surrounded by thugs to challenge the young Obama, he has to sing “I’m a hustla, hustla, hustla, hustla, smooth criminal.”And of course there has to be "a vampish Sarah Palin in a surreal number called 'Soccer Mom Pit Bull.' She’s surrounded by dancers skimpily clad in fishnet and tights with holes, as though pit-bull Sarah had taken a bite out of them." Yes, I believe in German that would be" Die Soccermompitbull.
What does that look like, you ask?
And, yes, there's video: