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Blago Approximately As Good a Poet as He Is Governor

By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 21, 2008 11:03PM

2008_1_18.blago.jpg At a Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Scholarship Breakfast this morning, Governor Blagojevich gave a three-minute speech, and included this charming verse, aimed at the seniors in the audience.

There were some dark clouds hovering over the CTA.

But those dark clouds have rolled away.

Now the sun is gonna shine

So you can get on the blue line, the brown line, the red line.

And everything will be just fine. [Trib]

Sir, why don't you just stick to playing with feces. Leave the bad poetry (oh noetry) to others.