But now the banks all closed
And nothing gets bigger
The crowd will yell
But the gun has no trigger
David Longstreth concedes that this song is “an oblique portrait of America” (and one presumes, the financial crisis'), and in this line his intention is clearest. See his interview with The Guardian.
To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit "Gun Has No Trigger" by Dirty Projectors Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box