The Part of Him

Album: English Oceans (2014)
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  • He was elected, wingnut raised and corn fed
    Teabags dragging on the chamber floor
    He did what he had to do to get southern boys to vote for you
    To grease the wheels to get you in the door
    But he must of said some things
    That made them think that he was strange
    And made them wonder if he was one of them
    They had to call him in but he wouldn't make amends
    So they had to reel the poor boy in

    He was an absolute piece of shit to tell the truth
    But he never told the truth to me
    He never told the truth to you don't think he ever set out to
    He was indifferent to honesty
    His positions were pre-ordained to help conceal his vast disdain
    For anything that lessened his appeal
    His integrity was phoning in, totally Nixonian
    Honing in the art of making deals

    He was a piece of work, more or less a total jerk
    His own mama called him an SOB
    He never worked an honest day, just kissed up to a better way
    To sell the cow you could get for free
    When he got out of line, they snatched him up from behind
    And put him in a box with fancy trim
    Rolled him out for all to see his rendezvous with destiny
    Now someone else will play the part of him

    Someone else will play the part of him
    Someone else will play the part of him
    Someone else will play the part of him
    Someone else will play the part of him Writer/s: Patterson Hood
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