I’ve never been much of an American Idol fan, though I do get some odd pleasure watching people make fools of themselves when they’re really bad.  Being in China has kept me further from this show, but I just saw this clip:

On network television.  Powerful.  It’s not too surprising that they changed one word in the song (Know which one?  It’s in the first verse – the first line, actually) and decided to follow it up with a closing gag like they did, but it was powerful, nonetheless.