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Dear Mr. President: Reckless In Demand

Reckless in Demand, by Tom Clevenger

Lyrics: 

Dear Mr. Bloviate in Chief

What’s the exaggeration of the week

With reckless in demand

You supply all you can

Tell them how you’ll make it great again

What is there to make so great again?

Dear Mr. Bully in Chief

Demonize the powerless and weak

You incite and inflame

And dismiss or defame

Others if they treat you the same

From a hundred and forty character frame

How can we be winning with so, much to lose

And of those who disagree you can, count me too

I’ll resist all of the efforts, that try and normalize

Your bigotry, your pettiness, your bold faced lies

Right until the day the stain

Of your influence comes to an end

Only then will we be, great again

Dear Mr. Abuser in Chief

Feel entitled to women’s bodies

And they will take the blame

If they don’t feel the same

Shaming brightly from a gaslight flame

Shaming brightly from a gaslight flame

Dear Mr. Excess in chief

Without your wealth what would you be

I bet the biggest fear you hold

Is that someday folks will know

You're not nearly as rich as they’ve been told

And they’ll realize just what has been sold

How can we be winning with so, much to lose

And of those who disagree you can, count me too

I’ll resist all of the efforts, that try and normalize

Your bigotry, your pettiness, your bold faced lies

Right until the day the stain

Of your influence comes to an end

Only then will we be, great again

January 18, 2017

Dear Mr. President asks what you want to say about your community, and what you want President Donald Trump to know about the Miami Valley. Submit your own letter by emailing it to wyso@wyso.org. 

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