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Song Parodies -> "IWIWTP (I Wish I Was The President)"

Original Song Title:

"IWIWAL (I Wish I Was A Lesbian)"

Original Performer:

Loudon Wainwright III

Parody Song Title:

"IWIWTP (I Wish I Was The President)"

Parody Written by:

Chris Wolvie

The Lyrics

The 2008 Presidential Race is down to a mere...20 candidates or so. I'll worry when it gets down to two, thanks. Here's what may be going through their tiny minds. Share and Enjoy!
(spoken over bass guitar riff of "Hail To the Chief")
OK, I'm riding around in this limo with this Senator that I intern to a couple times a week. I'm noticing he's talking on of phone and b*tching about everything: "Taxes are horrible"; "Will the war ever end?", "What do we do about health care?"

I said, "Sir, what is the DEAL?! You're arguing about wanting to change things... maybe... you should be President."

He looks at me and he says, "I wish I was the President!"

Now, at that point, I wanted to say, "You mean 'you wish you WERE the President' because, grammatically..." But I let it slide; I didn't want Secret Service after me

But, y'know, that sentence, that retort, "I wish I was the President"...kinda stuck in the ol' intern's mind...kinda gestated there for...two or three terms...AND THIS TUNE POPPED OUT!

(music starts, singing)

I wish I was the President and not a Senator
I wouldn't have to mess with these committees I abhor
And all those stupid Congressmen and damned fil-i-bust-ers!
Ooooooo, I wish I was the President and not a Senator

I wish I was the President; you'd all do what I say!
I would do just what I want to; yeah, that'd be OK
If someone tried to stop me, I'd politely go, "No Way!"
Ooooooo, I wish I was the President; you'd all do what I say!
HEEEEEEY!

(musical bridge)

I wish I was the President; I wouldn't take no flack
I could choose whatever country that I wanted to attack
I'd blast away on North Korea, Iran and Iraq
Ooooooo, I wish I was the President; I wouldn't take no flack

I wish I was the President; I know it sounds obscene
But that'd give me the right to be harsh and mean
At least I ain't like Al Gore...OR THAT NOT HOWARD DEAN...(famous Dean scream)
I wish I was the President; I know it sounds obscene!
HEEEEEEY!

(musical bridge with spoken line:)
I dare the Supreme Court to overturn this!

I wish I was the President; it's crazy but it's true
But maybe folks'd listen to be and I'd listen to you
'Course, if I was the Presdient, I WOULDN'T HAVE TO!
I wish I was the President; it's crazy but it's true

Hey, I wish I was the President and not a Senator
I wouldn't have to mess with these committees I abhor
And all those stupid Congressmen and damned fil-i-bust-ers! (I hate those long filibusters!)
Ooooooo, I wish I was the President and not a Senator
I wish I was the President and not a Senator
I wish I was the President and not a Senator!
(longer Dean scream)
Anyone who believes in telekenesis, raise my hand...

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Graffitti - July 13, 2007 - Report this comment
Heh heh! The best part is the veto pen--it's like your own personal filibuster.
John Jenkins - July 14, 2007 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but this is good. I like the clever way that you expose the weak grammar.
Jonathan S. - July 14, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm guessin' you must be a (fellow) Dr. Demento listener, because he just had this on his show LAST WEEK. It's just too much of a coincidence. Despite the typo "Listen to BE and I'll listen to you", you still earned 555 months in office!

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