“Britney Spears is being used as a secret weapon to fight Somali pirates,” reports FoxNews.com (10/30/13). “The singer’s hits are being blasted out by tanker crews to deter kidnap attacks.”
“Her songs were chosen by the security team because they thought the pirates would hate them most,” Fox quotes British naval officer Rachel Owens. “These guys can’t stand Western culture or music, making Britney’s hits perfect.”
We would’ve missed this important story were it not for F.A.I.R.’s Jim Naurekas (Music as a Weapon? It’s No Joke).
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