Chip Murray, who happens to be one of the entertainers here at CPAC 2014 wrote a song based off of a poem that appeared in the New York Daily News in response to a speech by President Harry Truman where he essentially promised a liberal utopia. The snarky poem was called “An Ode to the Welfare State.”
“Father, must I go to work“
No, my lucky son,
We’re living now on easy street
On dough from Uncle Sam.
We’ve left it up to Uncle Sam;
so don’t get exercised.
Nobody has to give a danm,
we’ve all been subsidized!”
“Don’t worry, bub, there’s not a hitch
in this here noble plan;
He simply soaks the filthy rich
and helps the common man!”
“But father, won’t there come a time
when they run out of cash,
When we have left them not a dime
when things will go to smash?”
“My faith in you is shrinking,
son you nosey little brat;
You do too much thinking, boy,
to be a Democrat!”
Here’s Chip performing the song himself.
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