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Song Parodies -> "Face To Face"

Original Song Title:

"Cheek To Cheek"

Original Performer:

Fred Astaire

Parody Song Title:

"Face To Face"

Parody Written by:

Old Man Ribber

The Lyrics

A spokesman from the State Department has suggested that President Obama is planning to drop a bomb to reconnect with his base constituency (and make good on a campaign promise). A face-to-face meeting with Iranian President Ahmedinejad is supposedly in the works...without any pre-conditions of course. If Irving Berlin had programmed his teleprompter, we might have heard a message like this. ;D

Summer - Of Recov'ry,
But it's happening at much too slow a pace,
And my negative poll scores I must erase.
So I'll meet with Ahmanutjob face to face.
Anger - at incumbents!
Soon my Congress will have lots of empty space.
I am even hacking off my left wing base.
So I'll meet with Ahmanutjob face to face.

I'll be hailed in press editions.
They will re-assert my case.
I will break with all traditions
As I meet him face to face.
There will be no pre-conditions.
He will pick the time and place.
I will pull down all partitions
As I meet him face to face.

Ahmed will not bother it.
He says he'll slaughter it
But he's a moderate!

(And so) I'll be - re-elected,
With Hil Clinton old Joe Biden I'll replace.
If it doesn't work I'll play my card of race
And deny I met that nut job face to face!

Why not? It is his "constitutional right", even though he "did not comment and will not comment on the wisdom" of such a meeting. ;D

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John Jenkins - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
And Iran will continue to work at getting nuclear weaons. Great job of "acing" all of the face rhymes.
Chance Gollnick - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Good song, at least something in this country is right.
Old Man Ribber - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks guys. ;D
AFW - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Interesting spoofing
Jeff Reuben - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Yup...pretty much how that all will go down :-) Well done.
Barry J. Mitchel - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
I especially liked the way you used "Ahmanutjob" to subtract one syllable and keep the pacing. 555
Christie Marie M - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
I echo all comments above. Great job with this OS and loved your political parodies.
John Barry - August 19, 2010 - Report this comment
What Barry said. Another syllable and you have "Madmandigsjihad."
Mark Scotti - August 19, 2010 - Report this comment
"Face to Face, what a great disgrace, to give madmen their place, without using some mace!!!" Loved it, Ribber...
Old Man Ribber - August 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks. Your comments mean more to me than all the one bombing in the world. ;D

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