According to Joe
Is this a pandemic?
There is a disease caused by a virus
That afflicts men who gain public office.
In Congress, the Legislature or heads of state First Clinton, now Spitzer, there'll be more, just wait.
The ailment is common to men alone And marked by a abundance of testosterone.
To quote the Roman sage Marcus Aurelius "Penis erectus, non compus mentis."
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.