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Admiration From Afar

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They like the way he's not afraid to say
That money lets the fat cats get their way.
They like his style, the fact he doesn't pander.
They like it when he demonstrates his candor
By skewering his party with a zinger.
Alas for him, McCain's the left's right-winger.

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Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin, the author of Random House's Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Election in Rhyme,...

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