Self-importance watch

Cross-posted from Lerterland

“While there are many lessons that can be drawn from this historic upset, the main one is this: that ordinary people, banding together in solidarity, can change ANYTHING, be it the pop charts or the world.”

Rage Against the Machine, after a fan-driven effort made “Killing in the Name” the #1 Christmas single in the UK, beating out X Factor winner Joe McElderry’s “The Climb.”

Update: Lerterland’s previous posts on Rage Against the Machine are here and here.