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Enter Mrs. Dole

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Elizabeth Dole is all perfection.
She shoots one take, without exception.
She drives her staff so no step's spared
To get an ad-libbed speech prepared.
There's not a wrinkle in her dress.
Her hairdo makes Lott's look a mess.
So will some human adversary
Say Mrs. Dole is sort of scary?

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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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