283Alpha-Political Verse (Election 2012)
- Oct 27, 2012ALPHA-POLITICAL VERSE (ELECTION 2012)By Madeleine Begun KaneA is for abortions, which Mitt Romney vows to ban.B is for the Birthers. Gov’nor Romney’s quite the fan.C’s for the contempt Mitt feels for folks who aren’t rich.D is for a sham debate — Mitt’s pseudo-moderate switch.E’s evolving policies Mitt seem to change each day.F is for those pesky facts. For Mitt they don’t hold sway.G’s for global warming. Mitt no longer thinks it’s real.H is homophobia. Gay marriage he’d repeal.I’s for immigration. Self-deporting! What a plan!J’s for rightwing judges. Justice Roberts is Mitt’s man.K is for the Koch Bros. Mr. Romney’s in their debt.L’s for all the lies Mitt tells. The truth to Mitt’s a threat.M’s Medicare and Medicaid. Mitt screws the old and poor.N’s for Romney’s negative campaign, fact-challenged to its core.O’s for Mitt’s Olympics and the bailout Mitt secured.P is for Paul Ryan’s plan. Mitt’s keeping it obscured.Q’s for follow-up questions. Journos find them such a bore.R’s for regulations. Mitt is anti … also for.S is Social Security — Mitt pretends he wants to save.T is tax cuts for the rich, which Romney donors crave.U’s the unemployment that Mitt Romney helped create.V is all those varmints Romney killed … and maybe ate.W’s for lots of foreign wars. Mitt’s spoiling for a fight.X is for your ballot mark. Be sure to do it right.Y’s for “Yes, we can” make sure the President prevails.And Z’s for right-wing zealots. I look forward to their wails.