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Justice Over-Decorated Is Justice Denied

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Chief Justice Rehnquist now presides.
He rules the chamber that decides
If Clinton should remain or go.
This role's important, that we know.
But people from around the globe
Have concentrated on his robe.
From everywhere we hear the gripes:
"Say, Justice, could you lose those stripes?"
Though he's been naughty, sure, perhaps our Willie
Deserves a judge who doesn't look that silly.

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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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