According to Joe
They're slowly backing away
Republicans might soon be past tense
If they don't follow this assistance.
You can meet defeat
By the comp'ny you keep
So from George Walker Bush, keep your distance.
Daily headlines inspire the poet in Joe Gedan
, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who lives in Honolulu. His observations on the news appear on Sundays and Fridays. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org