Is This Land Still Made for You and Me?

How do you solve a problem like Chris Christie?

Many a thing you know you’d like to tell him

Many a thing he ought to understand

But how do you make him stay

And listen to all you say

When he’s so busy traveling the land?

This land is our land, but especially it’s his land

From Pennsylvania to California

From New Mexico to Illinois.

No time for home, he likes to roam.

It is for him an egoistic free ride

With lobbyist Bodman at his side.

In the squares of the city, in the shadow of the steeple

Near the relief office I see my people

And some are grumblin’ and some are wonderin’

If this land’s still made for you and me.”

(With revisions, but credit to Rodgers and Hammerstein: Sound of Music and Woody Guthrie: This Land is Your Land)  

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