"He's only a lad, you really can't blame him Only a lad, society made him Only a lad, he's our responsibility, oh oh oh Only a lad, he really couldn't help it Only a lad, he didn't want to do it Only a lad, he's underprivileged and abused Perhaps a little bit confused, oh oh oh..."
Dammit . . . Why am I such an ass? It's society's fault. I've been bamboozled by the system. The public schools dumbed me down! The media brainwashed me! The government surgically crafted stupidmantium onto my skeleton! Which doesn't change the fact that I'm an ass . . .