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Rufus Wainwright debuted a new song, “Sword of Damocles,” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. This is his artistic response to what he sees currently transpiring within the American government and how its collapse is affecting every aspect of existence for us all. "With the Midterm Elections around the corner, it’s important for everyone to take a stand and contribute in some way – whether it’s bringing awareness to issues in your community, protesting/demonstrating, watching the news to formulate your own opinions, creating, yelling – it’s all hands on deck."

The famed, ancient expression “Sword of Damocles” is a parable of impending doom of and to those in positions of power. This timeless tale points out the hard fact that with great power, comes great responsibility, and for all concerned, great danger. VOTE.

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