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Original Song Title:

"Skate Away"

Original Performer:

Dire Straits

Parody Song Title:

"Politics"

Parody Written by:

CryHavoc

The Lyrics

This is my favorite DS song and I weaved one of my common themes into it. Castigant is a word I invented; it means one who is castigated. As always, comments are welcome.
Politics

(Sung to 'Skate Away' - Dire Straits)

They will claim to be relevant
hailing from the left or right...
You will somehow feel irredent
from their logorrhea and blatherskite
You know they'll never take chances
Bounded by their love of largesse
It won't matter what their dance is
They will all have sins to confess

Scheming with fascist minds; they're making Hitler proud
They sure are all one kind; and freedom's in a shroud!

Here it comes; another election dance
Reelected? Buy a spine; take no chances
It won't matter if you run aground
Expressing Libertarian views
Go too far you'll be thrown down...
It's those K Street dues!!!

With government excess, they're making Mao proud
Communism non success for crying out loud!

They're spewing vitriol for a sound bite electorate
As they're pushing their pipe dreams
Obfuscating legislation
We sure know what that means
But the money goes in hand with all the power
And the power is whatever is in season what it is
Politicians never worry
K Street cooks the slurry...all night long

You know that they love claiming victory
While all along you have been had
When they vacation there is less penury
All the more reason to be glad....
You know they'll try to play the castigant...
It's the prating we abhorr...
We best find out our level of allegiance...
In case it comes down to all out war...

No fears alone at night; we've ordnance in our hands
To stop the politicians from pillaging our land...

Now its folderol...for the degradent and ignorant
Foul nightmares most obscene!!!
She's tearing up The Constitution
You should know what that means
And warfare will be a foul allegory
As the war was whatever was the war what it was
Speaker churl don't worry
Your gavel will weigh heavy...all night long

They're slipping and sliding
Strife's rolling ball
Slipping and a sliding
Politics that's all
It's Pickup Sticks shalay hey hey politics
They're going singing shala shalay hey hey
Politics...

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