While the majority of media outlets have focused on the viral improbability of Rebecca Black’s “Friday” song (over 38 million views on YouTube), its cacophony of mind-numbing auto-tuned lyrics, or the money she’s already raked in on the single, no one has spoken up against the sinister esoteric message the video is really sending: promiscuous auto safety.
Teenage kids riding around in a convertible without seat belts? Really? Don’t they know seat belts save lives?
Even the rapper who makes a cameo isn’t wearing one.
Getting America to “buckle up” has been a tremendous undertaking and now some 13-year-old rolls along and sets one of the country’s most successful public service announcements ever back decades? Boycott now!