All along the Western front
People line up to receive
She got the power in her hand
Could be referring to Western Expansion and Manifest Destiny in the United States.
The woman in the painting is Columbia, who represents the American desire to expand. The “power in her hand” could be the power of success found in the new West.
However, taking the song’s context into mind, it’s more blatantly obvious that the “power in her hand” is a reference to the sexual pleasure a guy would receive from intercourse with a woman to whom he is attracted.
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