Tom LehrerGeorge Murphy

During the last election we had a good deal of fun back east following your senatorial contest out here. I'm from massachusetts and I feel we have a certain right to gloat over the other states Se massachusetts is after all the only state with three senators. anyway, here's a salute to your new junior senator. Hollywood's often tried to mix Show business with politics, From helen gahagan To ronald reagan, But mister murphy is the star Who's done the best by far. Oh gee, it's great, At last we've got a senator who can Really sing and dance! We can't expect america To win against it's foes With no one in the senate who Can really tap his toes. The movies that you've seen On your television screen Show his legislative talents at a glance. Should americans pick crops? george says "no, 'cause no one but a mexican would stoop so low." And after all, even in egypt, the pharaohs Had to import Hebrew braceros. Think of all the musicals we have in store. Imagine: broadway melody of 1984. Yes, now that he's a senator, he's really got the chance To give the public A song and dance!
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