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Song Parodies -> "O Tankin' Dow"

Original Song Title:

"O Tannenbaum"

Original Performer:

Traditional

Parody Song Title:

"O Tankin' Dow"

Parody Written by:

John A. Barry

The Lyrics

In anticipation of the next crash.
O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
Your Laffer curve we’re graphin’.
Thanks to Greenspan, you dip so low,
And Summers, Hank, guilty also.
O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
What Kool-Aid we were quaffing.

O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
You’re the most hated.
How often you give us a fright,
A blight that causes many plight.
O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
You’re way overrated.

O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
Old man Greenspan did teach me
To put hope in his policies,
Which soon decreased my jollity.
O tankin’ Dow, o tankin’ Dow,
I had greenbacks—you leeched me.




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Old Man Ribber - December 21, 2010 - Report this comment
JAB - On Crasher! On Stasher! On Bailout and Fund-It! On Benny! On Geithner! On Stupid Blind Pundits! On Goldman-Sachs Bankers who want still more yet! On Fed monetizing our national debt! (Magnificent initial public offering on this subject!) ;D
LilTankHerRoo - December 23, 2010 - Report this comment
yeah, but you've sapped dry the ~Biggest Tank ~ of all , Sir ! Please go easy on the schapps thsi holiday season, Captain Jack de Barrel.

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