Carly Simon to Donald Trump: 'You're So Vain'
WASHINGTON (SBG) - "You're so vain. You probably think this song is about you."
In the 2016 presidential election, this song is about you, Donald Trump - according to "You're So Vain" singer Carly Simon.
With Simon's blessing, the '70s hit is now the soundtrack to an ad against the Republican nominee that was released Saturday by the Patriotic Artists & Creatives PAC. This is the first time Simon has allowed the song to be used for political purposes, CNNMoney reports.
The ad begins with a montage of anti-Trump quotes - mostly from other Republicans. Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal calls Trump "a narcissist" and "an egomaniac." Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he's "a narcissist at a level I don't think this country's ever seen." Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush remarks, "We need someone with a servant's heart, not someone who's a narcissist." Conservative commentator Glenn Beck jabs, "I think there's pretty strong evidence that [Trump's] a psychopath."
Then the music starts: "You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht." Trump and wife Melania descend a Trump Tower escalator.
"Your hat strategically dipped below one eye." Trump in his famed "Make America Great Again" trucker hat.
"Your face it was apricot." A closeup of the real estate mogul's orange-y visage. (The original line is "Your scarf it was apricot.")
"You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte." Trump admires his reflection, is shown with various self-portraits, and dances at a campaign rally.
"And all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partner. They'd be your partner, and..." Trump is pictured with first wife Ivanna, second wife Marla Maples, and third and current wife Melania. The ad also throws in a photo-shopped image of Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on horseback.
The rest of the video is peppered with defunct and hard-to-find Trump products and establishments: Trump University, Trump Ice spring water, Trump Taj Mahal, Trump vodka, Trump steaks.
Also featured, as in many of rival Hillary Clinton's ads against Trump, are his own words: "The secret of my popularity? Honestly, my looks," "Look at my African American over here," "I think I'm a really nice person, actually," "I know words. I have the best words," "I will be the best jobs president that God ever created," "I alone can fix it," and more.
"Donald Trump. Dangerously Vain," the ad concludes, adding "#unfit Vote Hillary," for good measure.
"You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you. Don't you? Don't you?"