Thursday, March 29, 2007

"My Pet Government" Spelled Out

Since 9/11, President Bush has been too busy for classroom reading to children, so for their edification and his, herewith text for a new volume in the “My Pet Goat” series. (Illustrations by Nancy Pelosi to follow.)

Deciders: Everybody’s opinion counts.
Elections: No funny business like Florida 2000.
Media: They tell people things you want to hide.
Oversight: Others are allowed to watch what you do.
Choice: How people act in private is private.
Republicans: Endangered species that may survive.
Attorney General: Somebody who knows legal stuff.
Congress: They pass laws that you enforce and obey.
Youth: Time for going to college, not war.

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