Randy Newman Writes New Satirical, Political Song

Mesfin Fekadu, Yahoo! News, September 18, 2012

Randy Newman is weighing in on the presidential election, and he’s playing the race card through a song he wrote called “I’m Dreaming.”

The piano tune features the refrain: “I’m dreaming of a white president.” It is full of satirical, sarcastic—and signature—Newman anecdotes about someone who votes for the president because he is white.

Newman, who is white, is openly supporting President Barack Obama. He says he wants the public to find comedic relief in the song, but to also know he’s serious about his thoughts that racism is well and alive in the world—and in the current presidential race. He called racism “the great issue of this country.”

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The song will be released as a free download Tuesday and Newman is encouraging listeners to donate to the United Negro College Fund.

Newman, 68, has won multiple Academy Awards, Grammys and Emmys for composing music for movies such as “Cars,” “Monsters, Inc.,” the “Toy Story” franchise and the TV series “Monk.” {snip}

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Newman said he’s proud of how America has progressed, though, but adds that “there’s a long way to go.”

“No European country would have elected a black man,” he said. “I can’t believe it happened. I think it’s fantastic, like a step on the moon.”

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  • Puggg

    SBPDL has a post right now stating the irony of Newman talking about “like a step on the moon.”  Black civil rights leaders wanted the Apollo program not to happen because the Great Society welfare programs passed by the time the Apollo program started wasn’t generous enough.

    • I am only going to vote for Romney because he is white.  Romney is white and right.  

      • Ed_NY

        Me too, he is not my first choice but he is the best choice on the ballot.

    • Red

      Neil Armstrong died today
      (with Sambo on the dole)
      He’s done picked up and gone away
      (and Sambo’s on the dole)
      We can’t afford no moonshots now
      (with Sambo on the dole)
      Ten years from now we’ll be broke still
      (with Sambo on the dole)
      The man jus’ upped my taxes
      (’cause Sambo’s on the dole)
      No roads, no parks, no space program
      (but Sambo’s on the dole)
      I wonder why he’s uppin’ me
      (cause Sambo’s on the dole?)
      I paid over 50 grand last year
      (with Sambo on the dole)
      Taxes takin’ my whole damn check,
      Gangstas makin’ me a nervous wreck,
      The price of food is goin’ up,
      An’ as if all that crap wuzn’t enough:
      Neil Armstrong died today
      (with Sambo on the dole)
      He’s done picked up and gone away
      (but Sambo’s on the dole)
      Was all that money I made las’ year
      (for Sambo on the dole?)
      How come there ain’t no money here?
      (Hmm! Sambo’s on the dole)
      Y’know I jus’ ’bout had my fill
      (of Sambo on the dole)
      I think I’ll sen’ the taxman’s bills,
      Airmail special
      (to Sambo on the dole)

      -Gil Not-Heron

  • anmpr1

    I’m see that Mr. Newman’s brothers in Israel are deporting African blacks from the promised land.  What are the chances that Randy will write a funny, sarcastic song about a replacing Netenyahu with a black?

    • Snowhitey

      When blacks rule, the first thing they’ll ban will be his annoying, nasal voice and stupid lyrics. Short people like Newman no longer have a friend in me or any other racially-conscious white.

      • Libschmibs

        I wonder if Mr. Newman will be willing to give up all his money, property and such to the blacks he has such an affinity for and move out of his “racist” safe, clean white neighborhood anytime soon?

    • blight14

       Oh, I didn’t know Randy was a ‘special’ person…..it makes sense now, very fitting….No wonder I always loathed him…….

    • Detroit_WASP

      Once again.  White/Jewish liberals THINK that kissing black arse somehow makes them smarter than they actually are. 

      If there isn’t a term for this, someone needs to think of one…like,

      Psycho-pseudo-intellectual-delusional-syndrome”  – adjective:  the belief of non-blacks that kissing black arse makes one smarter.  Synonyms:  Liberals, demented, dumb.  Antonyms:  sane, smart, lucid.

  • WmarkW

    Odd how the author didn’t note that Newman composed and performed the most popular satirical hit of the last half-century.

    • The__Bobster

      “It’s a Jungle Out There”?

      • blight14

         I think the song was ‘Never Again’……..

    • Puggg

       “I Love L.A.?”

  • Yep, racism is well and alive in the world. In fact, it’s beginning to grow thanks to hypocrites like Newman.

    The following Jefferson quote always emboldens my spirit in the face of such lunatics who treat their Multiculturalism as some kind of religion that can’t stand up to questioning, because it really has no answers:

    “May it be to the world, what I believe it will be, (to some parts sooner, to others later, but finally to all,) the signal of arousing men to burst the chains under which monkish ignorance and superstition had persuaded them to bind themselves, and to assume the blessings and security of self-government. That form which we have substituted, restores the free right to the unbounded exercise of reason and freedom of opinion. All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. These are grounds of hope for others. For ourselves, let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them. “

    • jedsrael

      Have you ever really grasped just how psychotically insane modern social progress requires White Humanity keep itself?

      Just to graduate from school and get a job,  we must not only say All Men Are Created Equal and Diversity Is Our Greatest Strength, we must also believe it so that we don’t tie a rope around our own necks and hand the other end to our enemies during an “unguarded moment”.

      We are a danger to ourselves and God’s cosmos.

    • What is was it that the good Rev.Jed said? Oh yes…”Under the circumstances, racism
      really is the best option.”

  • Up to my neck in CA

    Blacks never voted for Broke Obummer just because he is black, it never occured to them.

  • IKantunderstand

    Here’s what I’m dreaming of: I’m dreaming of all of us boycotting newman’s music wherever it appears.I’m dreaming of Whites refusing to do their income tax returns. I’m dreaming of Whites  boycotting  their chuches if they preach anything about “social justice”. I’m dreaming of Whites who refuse to go to movies, watch t.v. and sporting events (collegiate and pro). I’m dreaming of Whites refusing to listen to dreck music by rap performers and that particularly odious gaga and pretty much the rest of them. I’m dreaming of White parents pulling their children from public schools and homeschooling them. Since we vote for people who seem incapable of doing what we want, I say, we vote with our money(or lack thereof). I’m dreaming of Whites who refuse to buy anything, from anybody, unless necessary. And, finally, I’m dreaming that we boycott being a “White American”.

    • Denise

      I have done all of the above, with the exception of refusing to pay income tax. I don’t want to end up in jail. The thought of wearing one of those dreadful orange jumpsuits keeps me on the straight and narrow.

  • bluffcreek1967

    Randy Newman’s song, in effect, mocks the idea of Whites voting for a White Presidential candidate simply because the person is White.  Yet, would he also write a similar song about Blacks who continue to vote for other Blacks based soley on their skin color? Of course not! The standard that’s applied to Whites is NEVER applied to Blacks or Hispanics.

    If Newman had written the same song about the overwhelming numbers of Blacks who voted in 2008 for Obama and will do so again in 2012, he would be labeled ‘racist’ and seen as ‘insensative’ to the concerns of ‘disenfranchised’ Blacks.

    The underlying assumption of Newman’s song is that it’s somehow strange, irrational or whatever for Whites to vote in support of their own racial interests. But whether we like it or not, this is the way of the world. More than that, it’s human nature.

    I venture to doubt that more American Whites are voting for Romney due to the color of his skin, but most likely because Obama has done such a horrible job the past four years. Yes, some Whites are moving closer to a race realist position. But a good chunk of Whites are now voting for Romney because they’ve finally come to their senses about Obama’s socialist plans and they’re alarmed. They have yet to come full circle in openly admitting that they are no longer ashamed of being White; that they are proud of their White history and ancestry; and that their race and culture is indeed superior to all others.   

    One last point. Newman is encouraging his listeners to donate to the United Negro College Fund. Geez, is this guy not the most self-hating, guilt-ridden DWL?! Personally, I would never give to such a fund. Neither would I donate one red cent to Haiti relief, African relief or any sort of foreign aid to non-White countries. Most of these ‘relief’ organizations are riddled with corruption, including the governments they give assistance to. Moreover, it makes those countries continually dependent upon the White man. As a result, they never grow up and learn to handle their own problems. It’s simply welfare on an international scale.    

    • The__Bobster

      I don’t consider him White. Most people like him hate Whites.

      • bluffcreek1967

        No, he’s White. His skin is White. His ancestry is White. But he’s been afflicted with the multi-cultural, ‘diversity’ bug which causes him to hate his own race and crusade for the very people who despise him and will displace him. It’s a malady that has afflicted many generations of Whites worldwide.

        There’s no known cure at this time, but there’s a host of common sense ‘remedies’ that seem to work now and then – such as: (1) Getting robbed or violently attacked by Blacks; (2) Living among Blacks and Hispanics; (3) A true and deep understanding of human nature and the differences among the various races; (4) Reading race-realist literature (this requires first an open mind); (5) Reaching futility and mental exhaustion after trying to educate Black and Hispanic children for many years; and (6) Interacting daily with ‘minorities’ as a police officer who actually works the streets (as opposed to an idealistic police administrator).

        • NorthernWind

           Correct me if I am wrong but isn’t he a member of the Tribe? If so one cannot truly call him White.

          • bluffcreek1967

            I guess it all depends on whether one considers Jews Whites. But as Jared Taylor himself has stated, “They look White to me.”

          • NorthernWind

             The problem I have with Jared’s line of reasoning here is twofold:

            1) Jews, particularly Israeli’s, view themselves as a distinct group. They are primarily Jews and identify primarily with Jewish cultures and not European Christian cultures.

            2) Many anti-White Jews are White when it is convenient and Jews when it isn’t. People like Tim Wise are White when accused of being anti-White (“why would I be anti-White when I am White, my children are White”) but Jews when they feel like being a persecuted minority.

            This is not to mention that genetically the European Jews were, and remain, quite isolated. They are different.

            That being said, I am perfectly OK with working with Jews who are fighting for the same thing we are. I’m just opposed to merely viewing them as Whites with a different religion.

          • The Worlds Scapegoat

             Jews do not consider themselves white. To them whites are garbage. They consider themselves jews, and therefor better than anyone else.

          • bluffcreek1967

            IN REPLY TO YOUR OTHER POST: Yes, Jews are a distinct culture that’s centered for the most part on their religion. Obviously, they don’t identify in any way with Christianity, but they do identify with European White culture and certain distinctives of it. The Jews have assimilated quite well in Europe for many generations in spite of being hated and persecuted.

             However, because they don’t necessarily identify with Christianity does not make them non-White per se. One can find all sorts of non-Jewish Whites who don’t identify with a White European Christianity either, but that does not therefore make them non-Whites. They may be self-hating Whites, but they don’t automatically become members of a separate, genetic race.

            Yes, it’s true that many Jews are anti-White when it’s convenient, and also declare their Jewish identity when it’s convenient too. But isn’t this the nature of DWLs? Again, many non-Jewish Whites deny their race because they are ignorant and confused. But that still doesn’t make them members of another race, does it? They are self-hating Whites, but they are still racially White. The same goes with Jews.

        • blight14

           Was Al Jolson really black when in black face? ‘Randy’ represents the penultimate enemy of our people…..And that is NOT up for conjecture….

      • blight14

         He isn’t ‘white’……period, end of story…….

  • steve bumpus

    He has made hundreds of millions of dollars in America while in contempt of most of it’s people.
     He often writes as the voice of a dumb gentile in flyover country. Many of  his songs poke fun of the attidutes of people that he has never met. Born the son of a doctor with 3 uncles writing film scores, he didn’t have too much trouble breaking in to the music industry. Has he ever written a song that pokes fun of the unsavory people in his industry?
     Of course, when he makes fun of white people, he doesn not refer to himself. This song makes me sick.

    • IstvanIN

      …… has he ever written a song that pokes fun if his people?

      • The Worlds Scapegoat

         that would be antisemitic.

  • The__Bobster

    Like Dylan, one of the usual suspects.

    http://www.nndb.com/people/367/000024295/

    Newman’s family was Jewish by heredity, but so far removed from orthodoxy that he says he was in his early teens before even asking his father, “What’s a Jew?”

    Father: Irving Newman (physician, d. 1990)Mother: Adele (d. 1988)Brother: Alan Newman (physician)Wife: Roswitha Schmale (m. 1967, div., three sons)Son: Amos Newman (b. 1968)Son: Erik Newman (b. 1970)Son: John Newman (b. 1978)Wife: Gretchen Newman (m. 1990, one son, one daughter)Son: Patrick Newman (b. 1992)Daughter: Alice Newman (b. 1993)

  • NM156

    He loves LA! Especially his all-white enclave off of Mulholland Dr. overlooking the East Side barrio. What a twat.

  • I’m completely lost over the reference to Africa 1903 and the boy discovering relativity but he has to deal with a lion.

    Has Mr. Newman discovered the hidden secret of the White mans’ success? That since he didn’t have to deal with lions that he was then free to develop advanced physics?

    I’m not sure because Mr. Newman mumbles more than sings and his fundamental inability to use meter is annoying. I can for give a poor rhyme or poor meter if it’s used in a creative manner but with this guy it just comes out as laziness or ineptitude.
     

    • Jerrybear

      All his songs sound the same and people consider him some type of legend. I guess the fact that he’s a leftist idiot makes sense. The music industry rewards the talentless hacks like Bruce Springsteen for being good liberals.

  •  Romney will do nothing more than ensure the total capitulation of a mass of people to a broken system that only pretends to have their interests at heart during an election year.

  • SLCain

    Newman ostensibly writes funny songs which, curiously, I have never found remotely funny.  Much like that talentless hack, Mark Russel, whom PBS annointed as some kind of comic genius sometime around 1980, Newman is supposed to be funny because people tell us he is.  Nobody needed to tell me that Tom Lehrer was funny – I could figure that out when I started laughing at his songs.

    • If I wanted to listen to funny songs, I’d listen to a “Weird Al” Yankovic parody.

  • It’s the same thing with guns and gun control. Jews in the United States, especially Jewish politicians, are at the forefront of gun control. Yet, they want more and more military aid to Israel.

  • Mentious

    He’s a lousy songwriter and let’s not even talk about his voice. So who cares. 

  • Ed_NY

    Obviously Mr. Newman is a self-hating, ignorant White.

    • Mentious

      Actually Randy Newman is one of those types of people who, um, looks like White people but who, um, specialize in attacking White people.  And they have a special country. This people doesn’t, um, really classify themselves as, um, “White people.”

      I thought this would be obvious by his name and his face.

      Just sayin.’

    • blight14

       Please explain your incorrect label of ‘white’ and for *&^% sakes why did you capitalize the word?

  •  The problem here is that a lot of guilt-ridden Whites DO feel obligated to
    elect black people, even if it’s just to prove how much they are not a
    Racist.

    The vast majority of White people have a specific
    threshold in which the perceived stigma of being “evil” and a “hater” is
    less than the threshold for long-term self-preservation. This whole
    charade is only possibly when the negative word is given power in the minds of those being accused.

    Yes,
    you can be fired for being a Racist. You will also undoubtedly be
    fired, demoted, or just not promoted or hired once the black plague
    infects your work environment.

    Yes, you can be ostracized and
    attacked for being a Racist. You will also undoubtedly be attacked and
    ostracized whenever the black plague is given any kind of authority or
    power over your life. How right you are, how reasonable you are, how
    competent you are, how caring and “non-racist” you are will mean
    absolutely nothing to people who only pretended to care about that stuff
    as a way to make you feel obligated to give them power.

    If
    someone is not a Racist, then by every modern interpretation, that
    someone would have to be for multiculturalism, for multiracial
    societies, for illegal immigration, for affirmative action, and
    vehemently anti-White. This is a package deal, not a la
    carte.

  •  It’s also righteous and soon-to-be chic!

  • DelmarJackson

    Randy Newman writes all of his songs
    laying in his bed
    because his moral crown is so big
    he can not lift his head

  • bluffcreek1967

    I watched the interview between Wallace and Freeman, and Wallace didn’t actually say, “I’m not White.” He more or less stuttered/verbally fumbled a bit when asked if he wanted a ‘White History Month’ and then stated, “I’m Jewish.” Yes, it was suggestive that he was somehow different from being White, but it wasn’t as clearly stated as in your quotation above.

    Wallace, like many liberal Jews, was confused. I think if he was in a different set of circumstances and asked if he was ‘White,’ he would probably say, “Of course I’m White.” Besides, can one really look at Mike Wallace and say that’s not a White man? Yes, he identifies with his Jewish roots and he would never find his empathies connected to a distinctly White European Christian identity. Still, as I understand it, he is genetically and phenotypically (?) White.

    • blight14

      Mike ‘Wallace’, you lived 70 years passed your ‘use by’ date…..

  •  I will probably put up a website(or modify an existing one I have) for that purpose; but the biggest benefit would come from supporting specific businesses and people, not just boycotting certain ones. There’s more power to be had in building something up than there is to just tear something down.

  • Libschmibs

    When whites prefer their own or when whites hold conservative views, “suddenly there is still a long way to go” yet blacks, mexicans, asians, jews and the whole lot of them vote for their own and prefer their own, suddenly people have no problem.  On a sidenote, can any of us people that hate liberal celebrities get a full refund for any of the products or services we’ve purchased from them?

  • Libschmibs

    Well, these liberals like him will say this in response “Well, that’s not for me to judge.”  Oh, so we can judge white conservatives, but not blacks, mexicans, gays, muslims, etc.  God the liberal hypocrisy makes me sick.  Do these people realize how stupid they sound?  Are they really that dumb, or do they think they will get brownie points for making these anti-white comments?  Because–with the exception of a few–I highly doubt many of these liberal celebrities give money or time to nonwhites. 

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

     jews are not white. Having light skin doesn’t make you white, anymore than having black skin makes you a doctor or rocket scientist. Look at Michael Jackson.

  • Sherman_McCoy

    I liked his song, “Black People.”

    What?  It was “Short People?”

    Well, that just doesn’t make any sense.

  • Libschmibs

    Blacks can’t even stand seeing other blacks in their midst do well.  Jesse Lee Peterson a black man wrote about this in his book SCAM that those loser blacks were like crawfish in a barrel pulling down other crawfish trying to climb their way out.  Peterson also stated those blacks are really just jealous at their core of other races who can simply come into the black areas,  set up businesses and make a profit.  I’ve met white losers for sure, but this attitude that many blacks have where they don’t want others to succeed shows how inferior they feel about themselves.  Just think what it would be like if whites chased out successful nonwhites in our communities. 

  • Libschmibs

    Romney also wanted nothing to do with people who flew the confederate flag.  Both parties are leading us to destruction.  At this point it’s like you are on the deck of the Titanic as it’s sinking and you arguing with someone over which orchestra piece you think is better to be played.  You know what I mean? 

  • schmenz

    Randy is the nephew of one of the 20th century’s finest composers, Alfred Newman, and he not only doesn’t have one-zillionth of the talent his uncle had but  also now, obviously, not one- zillionth of his brains.

    • Yes I loved his “What Me Worry Concerto”!

      • schmenz

         I’m sorry.  I thought I was addressing my comments to adults.

  • bluffcreek1967

    Yes, many Jews are indeed very liberal. But not all of them, and some are beginning to wake up to reality in light of blatant, Muslim aggression toward them. I have heard (although I haven’t confirmed it yet) that a good manyof the Jews in Israel are quite politically conservative and nothing like so many of their brethren here in America and Europe. The fact that Israel is taking serious steps to deport the Black Africans among them tells me they may not be as liberal in Israel as commonly assumed.  

    • Sloppo

      What they want for their own country tends to be quite different than what they want for traditionally white countries.  I think we should make it a general rule to follow their example instead of their advice.

      • bluffcreek1967

        Couldn’t disagree with you there!

    • IstvanIN

       In Israel they spit on Christians and do not allow Christmas trees in public locations.

  • Race would not be an issue if people like this guy did not make it so.

  • Sloppo

    It would also be a great accomplishment for a nation of dogs to elect ticks and fleas to be their political leaders.

  • Sloppo

    European countries will elect black leaders after their European leaders allow in enough black immigrants to take over their countries.

  • I think he truly would love to be sodomized by a blacketty-black!!

  • They are very consistent. They hate US! They do not view this country the way WE do. They think its THEIR country,yes,in terms of THEM enjoying all the liberties and material rewards they possibly can,(while avoiding any contribution to its well-being,i.e. cheating on taxes,NEVER serving in the armed forces,even tho its THEIR stupid-ass relatives we fight to protect),but NOT theirs in terms of standing up for its people…US!! This fat,ugly washed up piece of shite Randy Newman is only trying to get some attention and respect from his “world” which is all cares to know. His shite music,at least the editorial part,will be well-recieved by his cohorts!!

  • Jews are BETTER than us. That is engraved on their souls,or whatever lump of shite that corresponds to a “soul” in their fetid spirit.. They are the Master Race. They view us as the Subject Race. They worship our genes,our culture,our art,our everything. But they hate,hate,hate US!!!WE die for them,they do NOT die for us,OK?? Look at how jewboys idolized Mickey Mantle. Mickey Mickey Mickey! They loved him,and his greatness,but inside burned with hate. How readily they have turned to the worship of negro athletes. Not as good as a jew,but better for sure than a white. And they are NOT white!!!!!!

  • I once heard the governor(or some high official)  of South Carolina on Glenn Beck. You know how Beck crawls on his belly to the jews. This guy was blubbering on with his own ass-kissing of the Jews noting that,shucks,Jews were in bidness in SC as far back as 1790! Aint that somethi’! Doncha jess love them jews! Ah do!! Gol-lee! And what busines were they in,I SO wanted to ask that blockhead ass-kisser!! The curse of America,the imported African,wasbrought here by the millions by the jews. NO ONE made money on slavery like the jews. And here their descendants weild the cat o’ nine tails on our backs endlessly for our racism. Scum. DNA.

  • 549106

     Randy Newman has a lot of depth but for single issue people of any political stripe, they don’t have time to learn anything, since they’re too busy using their cookie cutter political analysis on everything in sight. In Germany Before the War is melancholy and understanding rather than condemning, Christmas in Capetown was sentimental about South Africa. And yes, the song Rednecks makes fun of Northern liberals who preach integration but practice segregation more than it makes  more than it makes fun of the “dumb rednecks.” I saw him live when he played it in a venue deep in the south and the whole audience of good ol boys laughed at “hustlin round Atlanta in their alligator shoes” because it’s still true!

  • blight14

     ‘Randy’, oh what I’d like to say about you……………I will refrain…….alas, it would not be a kind assessment…….

  • blindsticks

    AYN RAND:

    Bankruptcy is defined as
    the state of being at the end of one’s resources. What are the intellectual values
    or resources offered to us by the present guardians of our culture? In
    philosophy, we are taught that man’s mind is impotent, that reality is
    unknowable, that knowledge is an illusion, and reason a superstition. In
    psychology, we are told that man is a helpless automaton, determined by forces
    beyond his control, motivated by innate depravity. In literature, we are shown
    a line-up of murderers, dipsomaniacs, drug addicts, neurotics and psychotics as
    representatives of man’s soul—and are invited to identify our own among
    them—with the belligerent assertions that life is a sewer, a foxhole or a rat
    race, with the whining injunctions that we must love everything, except virtue,
    and forgive everything, except greatness. In politics, we are told that America,
    the greatest, noblest, freest country on earth, is politically and morally
    inferior to Soviet Russia, the bloodiest dictatorship in history—and that our
    wealth should be given away to the savages of Asia and Africa, with apologies
    for the fact that we have produced it while they haven’t. If we look at modern
    intellectuals, we are confronted with the grotesque spectacle of such
    characteristics as militant uncertainty, crusading cynicism, dogmatic
    agnosticism, boastful self-abasement and self-righteous depravity—in an
    atmosphere of guilt, of panic, of despair, of boredom and of all-pervasive
    evasion. If this is not the state of being at the end of one’s resources, there
    is no further place to go.

  • Music can change the whole world, change laws and confront or promote any social movement. You can see the Top 10 Songs about Breaking the Law at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2013/05/top-10-songs-about-breaking-law.html

    • Sal

      I would love to know if Bobby plans to write a blues song about his 9 hours in jail ?Bobby Brown Serves Nine Hours in Jail for Third DUI http://zautos.com/bobby-brown-serves-nine-hours-in-jail-for-third-dui/ He was released Wednesday after serving nine hours of his 55-day jail sentence for driving under the influence.
      L.A. County sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore told the media that Brown was released early due to jail overcrowding and good behavior.

      It must have been very rough.