Patriotism, 2008

Patriotism, 2008

What’s that on your lapel?

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I backed the war in Nam OK,
Though I used pull to stay away.
A patriot? But can’t you tell?
I wear a flag on my lapel.

My company’s now based offshore;
We don’t pay taxes anymore.
A patriot? But can’t you tell?
I wear a flag on my lapel.

That clean air stuff’s not meant for me.
I drive a German SUV.
A patriot? But can’t you tell?
I wear a flag on my lapel.

We needn’t build a grand memorial
To patriots. It’s all sartorial.

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