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It seems, to me, there was a time when politicians cared about the people.

 

The Politician's Golden Rule
By Franklin Price
2/12/2019

The politician's golden rule
I'm sad to say is true,
Is to do it unto others,
Before they do it unto you

When running for an office
It's all about yourself
Get elected any way you can
Take your morals from the shelf

Dig up all the dirt you can
Smear your opponent's name
Doesn't matter, true or not,
That's how you play the game

No resting on your laurels
For they're politicians too
Hit fast and hit the hardest
They'll be coming after you

It's not about the best for all
It's the best for number one
Hit your opponents when they're down
Politics are so much fun 

If you are elected
Look back on how you ran
Keep the politician's golden rule
To keep the pork within your pan

If politicians cared for others
There's the real life Golden Rule
I apologize, I do digress,
Would not want to play the fool

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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