Another Tack: Worse than Freddy Krueger

One, two, Bibi’s coming for you.
Three, four, better lock your door.
Five, six, grab your poll prognoses.
Seven, eight, gonna stay up late,
Nine, ten, never sleep again.

Movie buffs will readily recognize in the above the eerie rhymes chanted by terrorized kids in several Nightmare on Elm Street flicks. Of course instead of Bibi (Netanyahu), the original spoke of Freddy (Krueger). Rather than advised to heed cautioning pollsters, the horrified denizens of Elm Street were urged to ward off evil with crucifixes. Other than such superficial differences, however, the substance is identical. Continue reading