Conservatives cannot explain
Just why reporters boost McCain.
It seems an odd way to express
The liberal bias of the press.
How ironic that Ashcroft's supporters now ask that he be treated with kid gloves during his own nomination hearings.
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The records show, as you have heard,
McCain is not a cuckoo bird.
Yes, he's OK. That's no surprise.
Now how about the other guys?
CORRECTION (from the Dec. 27 issue): In Micah L. Sifry's "Public Citizen No. 1" [Dec. 20], Carl Mayer, although he is among those urging Nader to run, was incorrectly identified as a member of the Draft Nader Committee. Also, the town of Amherst is in Wisconsin, not Michigan.
A version of this article also appeared in Salon magazine.
Imprisonment and torture are the sort
Of things that might just drive a person daft.
So just in case that happened to McCain,
Our correspondent, longtime Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist Robert Scheer, has spent several hours over the years questioning President Reagan on a variety of subjec
Obliviously on he sails,
With marks not quite as good as Quayle's.
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.
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