from.liz

Liz stumbled me this poem. Classic.

Make the pie higher

Jul 06, 2009 –From Make the Pie Higher, a poem composed of George W. Bush quotes from 1999-01, reportedly compiled by Washington Post writer Richard Thompson, as the 43 President of the U.S. marks his 63rd birthday today:

I think we all agree, the past is over.
This is still a dangerous world.
It’s a world of madmen
And uncertainty
And potential mental losses.

Rarely is the question asked
Is our children learning?
Will the highways of the internet
Become more few?
How many hands have I shaked?

They misunderestimate me.
I am a pitbull on the pantleg of opportunity.
I know that the human being and the fish
Can coexist.

Families is where our nation finds hope
Where our wings take dream.
Put food on your family!
Knock down the tollbooth!
Vulcanize society!
Make the pie higher!
Make the pie higher!

Research, quote compiled by Toronto Star library staff

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