How many shots without the case?
A shot is a small glass of alcohol which is drunk straight from the glass. She creates a double entendre since on a deeper reading she’s referring to the acting of shooting.
In countries without strong policing or court system, the boys or men run the country. M.I.A. is ironically asking, how many people are going to get shot and killed (violence) before any type of justice is served? How many boys are left after all the shots?
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