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POLITICIANS' ATTITUDE

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POLITICIANS' ATTITUDE

Politician; “IT’S NOT MY FAULT,”
as someone digs another burial vault.
If people think the job is cushy,
they can kiss my oval sitting tushy.

Politician; “I’M NOT TO BLAME,”
we had to play this stupid war game.
Always send our best, look how well they fought,
just measure the freedom their lives have bought.

Politician; “YOU HAVE NO PROOF,”
that WMD might have been a spoof.
We sent over teams of super sleuths,
bent their reports into convenient truths.

Politician; “I WILL SHOW NO SHAME,”
for losing this military shell game.
It’s my family legacy I did inherit,
now generations will have to share it.

*For the four sentences contest which seemed to reverberate past experiences. In no way is 
this meant to cast any doubt on our brave military men and women who bear the first brunt.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2010 5:16:00 AM
    Congratulations J T on your win in Paula Swanson's contest "Four Sentences". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 7:28:00 PM
    I hear ya, John, on this one. Well done, Congratulations. andrea

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 7:51:00 PM
    funny--does seem to be all politicians seem to be un knowing of their lies, problems etc.