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Unread 10-01-2018, 03:41 AM
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Default The News in Limericks

To save Jayne the trouble of moving the other thread to D & A, I thought I'd start a new one here.



Poor Kavanaugh started to cry.
“My life is destroyed by a lie!
It can’t have been me,
’Cause my friends all agree
I was drunk as a judge that July.”

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“Unfair!” the Republicans cry.
“Judge Kavanaugh’s our kind of guy.
Young Brett didn’t do it,
But if he did, screw it –
All boys will be boys when they’re high.”

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“What we want”, the Republicans drool,
Is a Judge who will act as our tool.
Merrick Garland? Too smart.
Need a man with no heart
Who’s a liar, a cheat and a fool.”

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Brian, these are terrific. I dare not even attempt as much!
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Hahahahahahhahahahah! Brilliant. Simply brilliant I had to read it repeatedly.
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Susan Collins, kow-towing to POTUS,
Has helped the election to SCOTUS
Of a vile, drunken creep.
Though her vote wasn't cheap,
Let's welcome dear Susan to SOTUS. *


* Scumbags Of The United States.
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Oh yes, explaining what SOTUS as opposed to SCOTUS stands for really helps explain the punchline. Also like the way the footnote is as much a part of the poem as the stanzas.
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Young women, though weak, are quite splendid,
So we've always ensured they’re defended,
If a man’s placed a hand,
It’s a fair reprimand
That his time at the White House be ended.

[story]

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Streamed internet causes the roof
of the planet to melt, and there's proof.
If you're Green but you still
want to Netflix and Chill,
it's a most Inconvenient Truth.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/technology-45798523

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Dear Dominic Raab. This is my land.
It is, and was always, an island,
Entire of itself
On the edge of a shelf,
Soon to be, I foresee, high-and-dry land...


https://www.theguardian.com/politics...exit-uk-france
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So Borisís brotherís jumped ship
Now itís full steam ahead for the tip,
And heís calling the crew
To a mutiny too
But the Captainís still cracking the whipÖ

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...xit-plan-boris
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Donald Trump did not jump at the chance
To salute US war graves in France
Since the bad weather there
Would have mussed up his hair
And uncovered his glabrous expanse.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...-a8627571.html
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