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Song Parodies -> "When Blue Has Gone Astray"

Original Song Title:

"When You Are Old And Gray"

Original Performer:

Tom Lehrer

Parody Song Title:

"When Blue Has Gone Astray"

Parody Written by:

Barry J. Mitchel

The Lyrics

You may have thought that all the "-ilities" had been used in TOS, but I found a few more, though not enough to fill Tom Lehrer's shoes. Imagine the US President addressing the Democratic House Caucus about rushing his agenda.
Since you still are voting straight blue,
Let's build GOV while we may,
Because my voters hate you
When Blue has gone astray.

So stay above the hearsay now;
I'll talk-show hosts combat.
Say we've governed justly,
For I know they will bust me
When they're told, "Eject King Rat."

We'll call for civility and lessened hostility, [1]
Emboss our nobility but keep straw-boss ability.
We'll tax all utilities and keep Wall Street ill at ease.
We'll unions facilitate to show we appreciate.

With this buyability comes total servility;
We'll bleed down the military with ascent of civilitary. [2]
So let's act with plurality while we still claim morality,
Or we soon will abhorent be and lose the majority.

Your face will start to show fear,
Your polls will start to spread.
In thirty weeks it's so clear, [3]
Our wish list will be dead.

I'll never govern one and all
The way I do today.
So please remember:
When you're heaved in November,
I'm cold blue snow. Good day!
[1] "A bill can be bipartisan without bipartisan votes." -- US House Speaker
[2] Sorry about that; he just wants equal strength & funding for both.
[3] It's actually 28 weeks and 1 day until elections.

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Monday Morning QB - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
In line 8, "mod voters" rather than "I know they" clarifies the "they" in line 9.

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