Friday, July 31, 2015

The Perils Of A 16th Candidate: Upstaged By The Kardashians?

The announcement of the 16th Dumbo presidential candidate didn't set off Richter-Scale needles anywhere. Probably, the only awareness that a 16th Klown had gotten into the GOP Klown Kar occurred at the bottom of the pile. "Oof!" said former Governor Goodhair and that was about it. If this is (fair & balanced) ado about nothing, so be it.

[x The Nation]
The Lament Of John Kasich
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)

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In polls your announcement should give you a
But mine was drowned out by that blustering
The timing of this has me really quite vexed.
Will I be upstaged by Kardashians next? 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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