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Song Parodies -> "When Newsish Guys Are Lying"

Original Song Title:

"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"

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Parody Song Title:

"When Newsish Guys Are Lying"

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The Lyrics

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than using a traditional Irish song. News used to be facts; now it seems that they are more like opinions of what happened. The strangest one I saw a couple of weeks ago was when the headline read that Ted Cruz prayed with some minister and the minister was shot. Later, you read the minister was shot two days later and it didn't seem to have anything to do with Cruz.. Why was Cruz even in the headline?.
They push fear with outcry
Make a blunder apply
Oh, they’re clever, write with flair, appall
With a scour in their style
They’re so phony with guile
And endeavor to eavesdrop on all
They will bleat with a draft here
And will bear no wrong
Dot their i’s, winking accuracy
Such a gaffe, write with bile
Look between the lines, smile
Avow we’re senile you see

When newsish guys are lying
Boors, to spike some scorn and sting
Lay some guilt with stylish gaffe here
Spread some fear, let death knell ring
When newsish darts get snappy
Call the truth is what they say
And with newsish guys compiling
They’ll reveal we’re near doomsday

With their style, think they’re smart
They’re above, must impart
So they frame with their headline insight
Strike, begin it, bleat wrong
Spoonfeed while they weigh strong
And they’re after your mind with delight
For they spring at all strife
And they tweet when you fall
They will share an affair in gazette
If we disprove their powers
Bring them down from their towers
They will lie and dance with threat

When newsish guys are lying
They dislike and warn with sting
They instill, conspire with staff near
Will not fear when mud does sling
When newsish guys get sappy
They unfurl a plight for pay
The news they’re just defiling
Lure you, lead the truth astray

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Leough - March 17, 2016 - Report this comment
Great job! But there seems to be some voters who are against the 'Green' party (or maybe they were partying a bit too much).

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