Now that we know Paul Ryan’s playlist runs from AC~DC to Zeppelin, let’s hope the Republican vice presidential nominee can convince Mitt Romney to listen to some songs that fall under the letter “O” — for Offspring. Because there’s a very important — and often-overlooked — aspect to the jobs debate that the southern California punk band seems to appreciate.
In the 1990s, the Offspring got lots of air play with a string of hits, including “Self-Esteem” and “Come Out and Play.” One of these songs, “Why Don’t You Get a Job?” would probably work well as the sound track to a John Stossel video about freeloaders.
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