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The Neo-liberal Socialist
Monday June 09, 2008 00:01 by Frustrated Galwegian
Written after reading comments by Michael D. in the Local Press urging people to vote Yes.
The Neo-liberal Socialist
by Frustrated Galwegian
I'm a neo-liberal Socialist,
Whose name is Michael D.,
A Labour Party member,
Whose voting for the EU Treatee.
I'm a NATO loving Peacenik,
Now for battle groups we need,
To fight wars for NATO leaders,
and the markets to keep free.
I'm a boss supporting leftie,
Voting for Free Marketeers,
Just don't mention our public service,
That one's for the privateers.
I'm concerned about the climate,
and for workers rights indeed,
Who cares the Lisbon Treaty,
Makes a mockery of these.
You know we love it,
And Windscale, or is that Sellafield?
So lets all vote for this Treaty,
For to get some more of these.
The Internationale, you know I've sung it,
Drunk French wine and sipped Dutch tea,
But as a good ol' EUro boy now,
I'll ignore their voting pleas.
Not to mention all the others,
Who ne'er a voting slip will see,
Urge Yes, deny the others,
A say in EU-style democracy.
So whether Treaty or Constitution,
Who cares what terminology?
Sure who could read it or explain it?
With that the elites are pleased.
So new Labour will support it,
With unthinking loyalty,
In our new-style opposition,
Voting Yes with Charlie McCreevey.
Left or right we've moved beyond it,
Lenin, Marx and workers needs,
Instead we're for Free Markets,
With which the bosses are best pleased.
Peter Mandie, now we trust him,
With World Trade and boardroom deals,
Twice failed in his career now,
Because of dodgey deals.
Free Market's our new religion,
And GATS the prayer we speak,
A harder squeeze on the poor workers,
And the farmer in his field.
Just don't worry about the water,
health service, ESB,
Before long we will not own them,
For the rich they will be freed.
And don't worry about the peace now,
workers rights, democracy,
The Commission'll sort it all out,
if we give in to their powerful greed.
So give up your vote to Lisbon,
It's for a new-style market-free,
Free for some and not for others,
It's the new EU-style democracy.
(Written after reading comments by Michael D. in the Local Press urging people to vote Yes. Written 8.06.2008)