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The bad guys are defeated

Don’t know what punch delivered

The knockout, the eyes dead

Out on their feet

Was it their poll numbers still falling

Was it the joint letter

From sworn enemies agreeing

On just this one thing

AFL-CIO and Chamber of Commerce

Raise the ceiling, open the government

But I saw it in their eyes

Heard it in their voices

Yesterday when I was on Fox News

The host desperately wanting me

To say something, anything

That they could use to lift the fight,

The spirit in their defeated troops

Stuart Varney toned down

Not willing to fight, giving up

On our usual verbal jousting mud bath

Or he and Rick Santorum

Admitting Senate right-wingers

Are missing in action and agreeing

They’ve nothing to show for their

Gamble with America and failure

To force this president to negotiate

With terrorists in tailored suits

And perfectly coiffed hair that never moves

Now practically pleading for anything

To salvage even the smallest crumb

From their attack on government,

Healthcare, poor and hungry children,

Workers not getting paid

Surely wage theft at the highest level.

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Originally posted to StewartAcuff on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 05:27 AM PDT.

Also republished by Rebel Songwriters and Indigo Kalliope.

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