This blog's resident poet Calvin Trillin proves the truth of the adage that "Less is more." With 33 words, Trillin tosses the last shovelful from the 2012 election on the Dumbos/Teabaggers. Sadly, like the living dead, they will crawl out of their holes to afflict us with more stupidity. If this is a (fair & balanced) phantasm, so be it.
[x The Nation]
Republican Soul Searching
By Calvin Trillin
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We’re searching our souls and we’re wondering why
We got beat so badly our rivals are gloating.
It’s obvious now where our campaign went wrong:
We should have prevented more people from voting. Ω
[Calvin Trillin began his career as a writer for Time magazine. Since July 2, 1990, as a columnist at The Nation, Trillin has written his weekly "Deadline Poet" column: humorous poems about current events. Trillin has written considerably more pieces for The Nation than any other single person. A native of Kansas City, MO, Trillin received his BA from Yale College in 1957. He served in the army, and then joined Time.]
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