Why do I let magazine covers dictate the standard of beauty?
Telling me who I am and who I should be.
Why do I aspire to be like those stars I see on the TV?
I think the media is distorting my sense of reality.
I don't care where the biggest celebrity went on vacation
FOX, CNN, MSNBC, this kind of nonsense is on every station
Can I get some information that challenges me to think?
Not useless crap that causes my brain to shrink
I can't even lie, sometimes it has even sucked me in
Distracting me could have marked the beginning of the end
I could have easily forgotten what was important in life, & the real problems at hand
Why they feel it's necessary to show those things I'll never understand
Can I just get the real news without the bias, is that too much to ask for
And can I get a nice story every once in a while, there's more to life than war
There are people doing good everyday of the week
Mothers & Fathers that work hard day in & day out so their families can eat
Don't tell me those stories don't exist, I see good happen everyday
I promise you'll see the sun if you can look past the grey
But instead you want to focus on the negative & the bad
On the murderers, the criminals, the news is just sad
Is it just all about ratings, nevermind the truth?
Is that the reason to corrupt the youth?
Who cares about ruining our minds because blood & gore sells
And then they wonder why we have overcrowded jail cells
You guys are the reason for our moral decay
Coming into our homes, brainwashing us with foolishness everyday
Just because that's the way it is doesn't mean that's the way it should be.
It's the time for change so please hear my plea!