BLANKLEY: Summertime blues

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(With apologies to George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward and their 1935 classic song, “Summertime”):

Summertime,

And the living is queasy

Taxes jumpin’

And foreclosures are high

Your daddy’s broke

And your ma’s suicidal

But hush little voters

Don’t you cry

One of these elections

You’re going to rise up screaming

Then you’ll blame George Bush

And give us a bye

An’ after that election

There’ll be nothin’ can help you

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