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Song Parodies -> "Thirty Percent of Approval"

Original Song Title:

"Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover"

Original Performer:

Paul Simon

Parody Song Title:

"Thirty Percent of Approval"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

(instrumental opening)

The problem is mainly inside his head, it seems to me.
Seeks answer that's easy, doesn't take it logically.
I'd like to boot him, win my struggle to be free.
He's down to thirty percent of approval.

He is the reason our land's coming so unglued.
Furthermore, the way he governs leaves the nation feeling screwed.
And I'll repeat myself: He seeks only cash and crude.
He's down to thirty percent of approval.
Thirty percent of approval.

We gave him to much slack, Jack.
He's the guy we can't stand, Stan.
He's a real bad boy, Roy.
And we don't feel free.
Got a brain full of pus, Gus.
Makes us feel disgust much.
Looks real bad to me, Lee.
Gotta get ourselves free.

We gave him to much slack, Jack.
He's the guy we can't stand, Stan.
He's a real bad boy, Roy.
So just listen to me.
Got a brain full of pus, Gus.
Makes us feel disgust much.
Looks real bad to me, Lee.
Gotta get ourselves free.

I say it grieves me so to see our land in pain.
And I wish there was something I could do
to free this land again.
And I think you'll appreciate that.
But what's wrong with the other seventy percent?

I'm feeling too disturbed to sleep on it tonight.
This is Dubya, after all, he'll never see the light.
And we can't trust him, 'cause he's on the extreme right.
He's down to thirty percent of approval.
Thirty percent of approval.

We gave him to much slack, Jack.
He's the guy we can't stand, Stan.
He's a real bad boy, Roy.
And we don't feel free.
Got a brain full of pus, Gus.
Makes us feel disgust much.
Looks real bad to me, Lee.
Gotta get ourselves free.

We gave him to much slack, Jack.
He's the guy we can't stand, Stan.
He's a real bad boy, Roy.
So just listen to me.
Got a brain full of pus, Gus.
Makes us feel disgust much.
Looks real bad to me, Lee.
Gotta get ourselves free.

(drum fadeout)

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alvin rhodes - May 19, 2006 - Report this comment
this is kinda like watching the ball drop at times square
carol - May 19, 2006 - Report this comment
lol! Read it all the way thru, and in all critical honesty, this parody nails it. I just got thru reading that currently his approval rating has dropped down to 22%. If that's even partly true, Chimpy and his cabal should be on their way OUT! Good riddance to the worst administration ever selected into office. BTW 5's
Robert J. Pagliaro - May 19, 2006 - Report this comment
Nice job. But does this now mean that only 30% of the country is stupid? Sometimes I think that I'm in the middle of a nightmare with the hope of waking up and finding out that the Bush years never happened.
Michael Pacholek - May 19, 2006 - Report this comment
Carol, if what you said is true, then that's good news. The bad news is, it means a lot more work for me on this site. However, unlike Bush, I am not afraid of hard work. Or any work, for that matter. Well, maybe I'm afraid of my old job at the O---- G----- (a restaurant whose full name I will NOT mention)!
Arwen - May 19, 2006 - Report this comment
Basically the Olive Garden has the best salad on the planet, Mr. Pacholek, and we should REJOICE in its fabulousness. Please tell me you were a waiter and had to sing happy birthday to people...
Michael Pacholek - May 20, 2006 - Report this comment
You like the O---- G-----, Arwen? NO SOUP FOR YOU!

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