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Does Apple’s New iPad Commercial Use Anti-American Music? Here Are the Lyrics

A new iPad commercial created by Apple uses the music of an anti-establishment song that appears to glorify burning the flag and rejecting Uncle Sam.

The 60-second-spot for the new iPad Air 2, posted online earlier this month, features the song "Who Needs You" by The Orwells.

Here are the lyrics (bold added for emphasis):

You better toss your bullets

You better hide your guns

You better help the children

Let 'em have some fun

You better count your blessings

Kiss mom and pa

You better burn that flag

Cause it ain't against the law!

You better pledge your allegiance

You're not the only one

Listen up forefathers

I'm not your son

You better save the country

You better pass the flask

You better join the army

I said: "no thank you, dear old uncle Sam!"

You better toss your bullets

You better hide your guns

You better help the children

Let them have some fun, some fun, some fun!

Apple did edit out the most controversial lyrics in their commercial, picking up at the lyric about pledging allegiance and then skipping directly over the verse that rejects Uncle Sam.

An representative for the company was not immediately available for comment to TheBlaze Monday night.

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