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Joan McCarter had an excellent diary earlier today regarding a golden oldie dredged up by Paul Ryan, who as you may recall is The Republican Go-To Guy On Budget Wonkery.

Which, of course, means he's incapable of basic math, cause and effect, or anything, really, except bald-faced lying.

And I got that little itch in my hind brain that usually results in lyrics written at top speed, and I posted them as a comment there.  However, given the diary churn on dKos as of late, I thought I'd give 'em their own diary and share them with a slightly wider audience.  Up to you as to whether it was worth it.

(In the interests of full disclosure, I have tweaked the lyrics slightly in this re-post.)  

One more thing: I refer to this above as their "latest hit".  Truth is, it's just another remix of the same old shit.  There's a reason no one buys any more Greatest Hits albums anymore.

(to the tune of: "If You're Happy And You Know It, Clap Your Hands")

I'm Republican, so listen as I lie,
As we suck your bank accounts until they're dry.
Sure as I am called Paul Ryan,
If my lips should move, I'm lyin',
I'm an asshole and I'm not sure even why.

Well, we want to privatize your Medicare,
There's so damn much uncollected profit there,
We confess, it's kinda sweet
Watching old folks in the street
Beg for medicine and food and clothes to wear.

Family planning isn't something that's for you,
Girls, you aren't smart enough to think it through.
We will not admit to watching
Women as we prob their crotching
But we make sure there's an unobstructed view.

The Sequester wasn't anybody's fault,
It's not 'cause Republicans have all gone Galt,
But Obama is the name
Of the guy you ought to blame,
If you get so mad your guns are all assault.

I'm Republican, so listen as I lie,
We'll oppress you till you fall down and you die,
But as long as all the press
Say, "It's both sides, more or less",
We can do it, and you'll blame the other guy.

More verses to come, I'm sure....

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