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DC Dump

According to President Trump/ The White House is rather a dump/ It lacks golden showers/ Like those at Trump Towers/ To pamper the POTUS’s rump./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-white-house-us-president-real-dump-chelsea-clinton-golf-bedminster-golf-club-new-jersey-a7872096.html According to President TrumpThe White House is rather a dumpIt lacks golden showersLike those … Continue reading

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Mooch Job Blow

The Mooch is now back on the shelf/ Not wanted as Donald’s house-elf/ Summarily fired/ When only just hired./ I hope he’s not down on himself./// The Mooch is now back on the shelfNot wanted as Donald's house-elfSummarily firedWhen only … Continue reading

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Scaramouche, can you?

Scaramucci provoked a fandango,/ Denying it takes two to tango/ For strategist Bannon,/ A fellow loose cannon;/ I ask you – how low can a mango?/// http://www.newyorker.com/news/ryan-lizza/anthony-scaramucci-called-me-to-unload-about-white-house-leakers-reince-priebus-and-steve-bannon Scaramucci provoked a fandango,Denying it takes two to tangoFor strategist Bannon,A fellow loose … Continue reading

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Dammit, Thanet!

A local authority, Thanet/ Was UKIP’s, alone on the planet/ Till someone defected/ Because she rejected/ The way fellow Ukippers ran it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-40691149 A local authority, ThanetWas UKIP's, alone on the planetTill someone defectedBecause she rejectedThe way that the Ukippers … Continue reading

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Kill Bill?

Theresa May’s great repeal bill/ Requires opposition goodwill;/ With any such backing/ Apparently lacking/ It’s apt to be put through the mill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40589510 Theresa May's great repeal billRequires opposition goodwill;With any such backingApparently lackingIt's apt to be put through the … Continue reading

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Morris Dance

A Tory MP was suspended/ For using a term that offended;/ She told party whips/ Words came from her lips/ Despite being quite unintended./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/10/tories-urgently-investigating-after-mp-uses-n-word-at-public-event A Tory MP was suspendedFor using a term that offended;She told party whipsWords came from … Continue reading

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Money’s Too Tight…

Theresa the Tory frontbencher/ Unveiled a new policy venture/ To cut what is there/ To fund social care,/ Saying money’s too tight for dementia./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/18/tory-social-care-plan-example-market-failure-andrew-dilnot Theresa the Tory frontbencherUnveiled a new policy ventureTo cut what is thereTo fund social care,Saying … Continue reading

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National Affront

The far-right contender Le Pen/ Has lost an election again,/ Most voters in France/ Rejecting the chance/ To put her in power. Amen./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/07/emmanuel-macron-wins-french-presidency-marine-le-pen The far-right contender Le PenHas lost an election again,Most voters in FranceRejecting the chanceTo put her … Continue reading

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Done Up Like a Kipper

  Among the electoral stories/ Providing Conservative glories/ Is UKIP’s defeat,/ Reduced to one seat -/ Its purpose usurped by the Tories./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39815444 Among the electoral storiesProviding Conservative gloriesIs UKIP's defeat,Reduced to one seat –Its purpose usurped by the Tories. … Continue reading

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100 Days That Failed to Shake the World

The POTUS’s first hundred days/ Saw many Trump plans hit delays,/ His ban at the border/ Held up by court order,/ The wall by the snag of who pays./// https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/04/28/trumps-first-100-days-what-has-president-trump-done-so-far/?utm_term=.3734179c9b0e The POTUS's first 100 daysSaw many Trump plans hit delays,His … Continue reading

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