Truth by Repetition

Truth by Repetition

She flips, she flops, she flips again.

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(Sarah Palin, via speeches, and the press, via news accounts, discuss her position on the “bridge to nowhere.”)

I told them thanks, but no thanks, Palin said.
We’d rather pay for it ourselves instead.

But here’s a tape on which you clearly say
You’re for the bridge. The federals should pay.

I told them thanks, but no thanks, Palin said.
We’d rather pay for it ourselves instead.

You weren’t opposed at all until the day
That Congress made that project DOA.

I told them thanks, but no thanks, Palin said.
We’d rather pay for it ourselves instead.

And then you thought it perfectly OK
For you to take the money anyway.

I told them thanks, but no thanks, Palin said.
We’d rather pay for it ourselves instead.

But… oh, skip it.

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