30 Days of Peace. 16

It is a presidential election year. Some of the candidates I find incredibly frightening. They speak of war, deportations and illegal bombings.

Where is the candidate who will speak of peace? This song is a critique, not only to the President of the United States, but a critique of all politicians. Politicians say that they work for the people, but is just a “big circus” and everyone is trying to look like they are working for the people, but they just work for themselves, they don’t think on the poor, or the homeless, or how they can damage people lifes , they just set their own goals and to hell with people. Politicians live fancy lives, with peoples money, knowing the needs that are ouside in their own cities,country , nations! we live in a fiction book, politicians are the authors

“Dear Mr. President”
(Pink feat. Indigo Girls)

Dear Mr. President,
Come take a walk with me.
Let’s pretend we’re just two people and
You’re not better than me.
I’d like to ask you some questions if we can speak honestly.

What do you feel when you see all the homeless on the street?
Who do you pray for at night before you go to sleep?
What do you feel when you look in the mirror?
Are you proud?

How do you sleep while the rest of us cry?
How do you dream when a mother has no chance to say goodbye?
How do you walk with your head held high?
Can you even look me in the eye
And tell me why?

Dear Mr. President,
Were you a lonely boy?
Are you a lonely boy?
Are you a lonely boy?
How can you say
No child is left behind?
We’re not dumb and we’re not blind.
They’re all sitting in your cells
While you pave the road to hell.

What kind of father would take his own daughter’s rights away?
And what kind of father might hate his own daughter if she were gay?
I can only imagine what the first lady has to say
You’ve come a long way from whiskey and cocaine.

How do you sleep while the rest of us cry?
How do you dream when a mother has no chance to say goodbye?
How do you walk with your head held high?
Can you even look me in the eye?

Let me tell you ’bout hard work
Minimum wage with a baby on the way
Let me tell you ’bout hard work
Rebuilding your house after the bombs took them away
Let me tell you ’bout hard work
Building a bed out of a cardboard box
Let me tell you ’bout hard work
Hard work
Hard work
You don’t know nothing ’bout hard work
Hard work
Hard work
Oh

How do you sleep at night?
How do you walk with your head held high?
Dear Mr. President,
You’d never take a walk with me.
Would you?

 

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About tretrosi2013

Gymnastics Coach, Gymnastics Educator, Part time stand up comic.
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