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Etch A Sketch

A politician is a lecher,
tries to go from A to B
but winds up with some steps, you see
just like an Etch-A-Sketcher.

A politician is a wretch
who tries to twiddle either knob
but squares the circle as a job
as if it were an Etch-A-Sketch.

A politician serves a stretch,
and has a limited design:
he peddles one long wonky line
as if it were an Etch-A-Sketch.

A politician may seem tetchy
because his plans possess no brain.
He shakes them up and starts again,
because they are so Etch-A-Sketchy.


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Etch A Sketch

André Cassagnes, the inventor of Etch A Sketch, has died in Paris. He was 86.

5 February 2013


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