The Ballad of GW Bush
So, I wrote this poem for them, which I hope you'll connect with. It's written with the lilt of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven".
The Ballad of GW BushBy : Jim Pinto
Hailed from good old Crawford, Texas, governor of that cowboy nexus
Bush had won and Gore was trounced, something never seen before
Biased judges just agreed, no more counting, was no need
Their decision it was then decreed, five hundred votes and nothing more
"How could Bush have won?" we stuttered, We can't believe this can be so!
It cannot be, or can it though?
Neocons all through and through, rabid right wing at the core
While Dubya golfed and practiced swings, behind him Cheney pulled the strings
Tax breaks for the rich he brings, more deficits than e’er before
Big time handlers around him fluttered, spinning right-wing spins galore
Truth another spin to whore
Had nuc-u-le-ar plans, or had he? Mid-east oil would help the flow
Then 9/11 burst upon us, Bush and Neos tried to con us
Saddam was really going to bomb us, launched Iraqi shock and awe
"Mission accomplished!" then Bush uttered, costumed on a carrier floor
Just declared the end of war!
Flag-draped coffins on the ground, troops keep dying by the score
Bush still cries wolf with "war on terror", never admits he made an error
Good old right-wing standard bearer, at voting booth two thousand four
Then he fizzled out and sputtered, as we vote to push him out the door
Not just a vote, but much, much more
©Copyright 2004 Jim Pinto
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