Is her goose Sam Cooke-d?

Did Syesha, in introducing "A Change Is Gonna Come," just compare the civil rights movement -- "a pivotal time in our history" -- to her "Idol" odyssey -- "a pivotal moment in my life"?

Er, yes, I think she did.

I know these kids are living in a bubble, but does no one ever think to step in and save them from themselves?

Oh, and the song?

The other two split, so it's up to Simon to break the tie and agree with Paula, who burbled something overwhelmingly positive that made Syesha cry like Brooke White.