Shields, body armors and vests
Don't properly work,

from Guy Sebastian (Ft. Lupe Fiasco) – Battle Scars Lyrics on Rap Genius


Have you ever tried to stop love with a bullet-proof vest? Doesn’t really work right?

This is also an allusion to the actual “war on terror” in Iraq and Afghanistan for the last decade. It’s been publicized by military veterans and family members that many soldiers are without proper protective gear and even more, the gear the U.S. government has supplied did not work anyway.

This is war, there is no real protection except to move beyond it.

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