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Disgruntled Politician

Did I not speak words of greatest import While seeking your attention for the vote? On my best behavior I surely did comport. With unsavory characters I did not consort Lest my reputation be found in the moat Did I not speak words of greatest import? I did my best to bring constituents comfort Over your little ones I never failed to dote On my best behavior I surely did comport, When my opponent my words did contort I held my tongue, trying hard not to quote Did I not speak words of greatest import? Legislative successes I was quick to report I visited the tiniest villages, some remote On my best behavior I surely did comport, You turned me out with harshest retort You even throttled my red, burning throat Did I not speak words of greatest import? On my best behavior I surely did comport.
written January 15, 2022

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Date: 1/17/2022 3:34:00 AM
There are so many villains who get into politics now. How diabolical they are becoming billionaires and voting against their constituents in favor of the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. Best behavior and best practices are out the window. Money for themselves seems to be the ultimate goal.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/17/2022 9:07:00 AM
I really hoped my readers would get the sarcasm in this poem, which is written from the point of view of the defeated candidate.
Date: 1/15/2022 5:31:00 PM
Yes Milt, these self-serving, bloviating liars belong on the same police lineup! Like snake charmers, they mesmerize weak minds to believe their crimes. Let's make sure they don't snare us too. Cheerio!!...ab
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/15/2022 6:16:00 PM
Unfortunately, there are just too many self-serving people in government, period. Could you feel the oozing sarcasm?