Category Archives: Poetic Justice

Over Four Hours

Signing them feels nice, like a stroll in the Rose Garden.
And it’s fun to dangle one in front of Manafort, Flynn and Cohen.
Giving one to Jack Johnson felt good,
And should Martha get one? She should!
From his ecstatic expression, Donald Trump might have a pardon hardon.

Racism Versus Accuracy

When she published her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett,
Justice was swift for Roseanne, and she deserved it.
But when Samantha Bee
Called Ivanka a “feckless c___,”
There should be no fallout — what SHE said was accurate.

A Precarious Billionaire

Trump violates the Emoluments Clause with chutzpah and flair.
He indulges in corruption, and the Congress doesn’t care.
But his hotels and golf courses
Are victims of economic forces.
If he keeps losing hundred millions, soon he won’t even be a billionaire.

A Literal Metaphor

“There’s a sinkhole at the White House,” said the groundskeeper.
“It’s not so big yet, but it keeps getting bigger.”
It’s times like these
One flaunts an English degree —
When literal life fulfills the promise of an apt metaphor.

Leaking Leakers Who Leak

Now that sympathy for John McCain has peaked,
Sarah Sanders has hit a new level of pique.
She’s fed up with the blabbers
And the feckless backstabbers,
After the meeting about the leaked leak was leaked.

It’s Convention Apprehension

They say desperation is the mother of invention,
And the GOP is starting to feel some frustration.
As they scour the country,
They keep coming up empty —
No one wants to host the 2020 Republican national convention.

Signs of Consciousness

It’s a real house of cards that Donald Trump has built,
And he’s playing the innocent falsely accused to the hilt.
But by playing hide the salami
With FBI Director Comey,
The lawyers say Trump demonstrated “consciousness of guilt.”

Mike Cohen’s Motivation

That Michael Cohen will flip is foregone and a given,
Because he keeps having a recurring, horrifying vision:
What Mike Cohen doesn’t want to be
Is the “Sweetheart of Cellblock C,”
And he’ll say and do anything to stay out of prison.

The Great Reneger

We know Donald Trump’s all bluster and swagger,
And his administration is just an unnatural disaster.
But now he wants back in to the TPP
And to roll back the GOP’s spending spree,
At this rate his lasting legacy will be as The Great Reneger.

The McMaster Blaster

Since the beginning Trump’s cabinet was a disaster,
Now he’s shedding secretaries faster and faster.
But don’t be a quitter,
Just keep checking Twitter,
To find out when you’re fired, H.R. McMaster.