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Goodnight, Bush

agb

From Goodnight Bush by Erich Origen and Gan Golan:

In the situation room

There was a toy world

And a flight costume

And a picture of –-

A refinery plume.

And there were war profiteers giving three cheers.

A nation great

A Church and a State

A pair of towers

And a balance of powers.

A Grand Old Party to war in a rush

And a quiet Dick Cheney whispering, “Hush.”

Goodnight room.

Goodnight refinery plume.

Goodnight jets flying over the plume

Goodnight toy world

And the flight costume.

Goodnight ballot box.

Goodnight Fox.

Goodnight towers.

And goodnight balance of powers.

Goodnight Constitution.

And goodnight evolution.

Goodnight democracy

And goodnight privacy.

Goodnight old growth trees.

Goodnight detainees.

Goodnight, little bunny. Watch that tail on your way out…

arb

3 Responses

  1. Good night, indeed.

    Whew. Almost over.

  2. Love this! Thanks for sharing…I will be passing it on to my kids!

  3. I haven’t been this happy to see a president get into his helicopter and fly away since Nixon.

    What I’d have given to be the person charged with wheeling the vice president out. Wheeee. Whoopsie. Oops.

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