What does 2+2 mean?

Bob Seger: 2+2 Meaning

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2+2 Lyrics

Yes it's true I am a young man, but I'm old enough to kill
I don't wanna kill nobody, but I must if you so will
And if I raise my hand in question, you just say that I'm a fool
Cause I got the gall to ask you, can you maybe change the...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 16th 2023 !⃝

    I think he's singing about operation 100,000 Robert McNamara drafted 100,000 slow people and well they weren't exactly combat effective

  2. anonymous
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    May 28th 2019 !⃝

    The song is about how obvious it was to anyone but the politicians that the Vietnam War was a disaster. He sings that even though he's not a genius he still knows how to add 2+2 and that he knows that sending young people to Vietnam is a bad idea.

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