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In Defense of 'Tricky-Dickie'

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In Defense of 'Tricky-Dickie'

His bane was hotel Watergate
Cover-ups quickly sealed his cruel fate
Some predecessors did worse I am taught
His misfortune was just getting caught...


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  1. Date: 9/30/2012 3:13:00 PM

    nice one! i'm glad he got nailed, though...

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 7:11:00 AM

    Good Clerihew, Tim. Yes, I remember Wategate and all the other "gates" which it gave rise to. Wishing you a splendid Sunday. Suzette

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 6:31:00 AM

    Very true... "His misfortune was just getting caught" LOL A good one my friend! Cheers!

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 11:51:00 PM

    I remember Tricky Dicky. Not around to mock anymore. A true clerihew.

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 9:48:00 PM

    Wow, what talent you exude with this fascinating write! Quite the special and appealing poem, very exceptional! I really enjoyed reading this delightful piece this evening! Great Work!!