Apparently overcome by the positive qualities of the
2007 Honda Accord
, true-blue American crooner John Mellencamp has written a song praising the dedicated Japanese automotive workers and extolling the virtues of the well-made Japanese sedan. One line from "Buddha On the Highway," is "Oh, you noble land of the rising sun / Where discipline and duty are still number one." The accompanying video features Mellencamp playing his guitar in a typical Asian rice paddy.
Hey, John, that
, if sold in the U.S., could have been made by dedicated automotive workers in Ohio. Just so you know.
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[Source: The Onion via