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Song Parodies -> "But I Voted for the Bum"

Original Song Title:

"Mama Told Me (Not to Come)"

Original Performer:

Three Dog Night

Parody Song Title:

"But I Voted for the Bum"

Parody Written by:

Miss Mozell

The Lyrics

Sadly, can be applied to many politicians.
But I Voted For the Bum
by Miss Mozell

"I can lower all your taxes.
I can keep the prices low."
Lies politicians tell me.
By now I ought to know.
His intentions weren't pure as driven snow.
I should have learned by now that all they want is dough.

But I voted for the bum.
But I voted for the bum.
Seems like I'm stuck with him now, oh boy.
Seems like I'm stuck with him now--oh.

Open up the hearings, let some light into the gloom.
I think that man was lyin' before he left the womb.
And his ethics are enough to make a camel trader strain.
He's worse than having no one. Why didn't I abstain?
Come election next year--I'm gonna go and hide.
Won't let no politician give me another ride.
Maybe I should run myself, but I still have some pride.

But I voted for the bum.
Yeah, I voted for the bum.
Guess I'll know better the next time, yeah.

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Guy - January 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Steve Kalafut - January 22, 2004 - Report this comment
It's too bad we can't vote for "None Of The Above". If we could, I think N.O.T.A. would win quite a few elections.
Pregnant Chad - January 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Or how about a 1-5 scale in the 3 categories credibility, funny & overall?

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