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Wednesday, January 30, 2008


by Anne G. Davies

We thought he was finished, but lo and behold
Wolfowitz again has come in from the cold.
His strategic thinking was so abysmal
His diplomatic finesse so dismal
That twice he had to be disconnected
Yet once more he's been resurrected.

Secretary Condi concedes his mistakes:
People have died, but those are the breaks.
George Bush practices Christian forgiving...
Neocons, too, must make a living.

His unique talents can't be ignored;
We'll make him head of an Advisory Board.
Wolf will be State's in-house diviner!
No one's experience is any finer
For giving us considered advices
On how to assess an incipient crisis.

To conservatives this offers solace:
There may be redemption for Gonzales.

Anne G. Davies is a fund-raising writer by profession and a writer and versifier by avocation. Her work has been published in local and regional papers. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.