Today, this blog's poet-in-residence finds no evidence of the national hyperactivity-plague in the halls of Congress. In fact, the most common activity there is fundraising. Now, we're talkin' activity! If this is a (fair & balanced) description of those who claim to be public servants but aren't so be it.
[x The Nation]
ADHD Diagnoses Rise Sharply
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)
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So hyperactivity’s now on the rise,
Though overprescribing is also suspected.
Could this be a hyperactivity plague?
At least we know Congress has not been affected.
[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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