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Good ol’ days of summer |

Good ol’ days of summer

Mark Russell
| Sunday, June 1, 2008 12:00 a.m

Summertime, and the livin’ ain’t easy.

When you fill your tank it costs more than your car.

Exxon Mobil’s rich and for oil we ain’t lookin’.

So, hush little people and pay for the war.

One of these mornings, you’re gonna rise up singin’.

Just be patient everything will be fine.

All the birds will sing in the middle of winter

On Inaugural Day, January ’09.

On the price at the pump, hear the Congress debating

Pointing fingers with profound expertise.

“You Republicans are in bed with the Arabs.”

“Oh yeah, Nancy Pelosi’s, King Faisal’s main squeeze.”

Summertime the election is sleazy

As Republicans in the polls start to fade.

Will the Democrat’s patch it up by September?

Or will they gather in Denver to drink the Kool-Aid?

Mark Russell is a syndicated satirist.

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