Impeachment Blues

I wanna tell you ’bout a woman

Sweet Anerica was her name

And man she was so beautiful

It electrified her fame

But Lord that sweet America

As time and years went by

My baby grew so bloated

It made you wanna cry

I got the impeachment blues

I’m sure that you do too

Impeachment blues

I wonder if we’re through?

Way back in the dawn of her founding

Grown men would cry her name

They called for sweet America

For freedom, liberation, and someone else to blame

Back then she was so hopeful

Her lovers let out a moan

My baby sweet America

Let us dangle ‘neath her throne.

But time, it does its number

With age you start to crack

And everything the founders hoped for

It ain’t never comin’ back.

I got the impeachment blues

I’m sure that you do too

Impeachment blues

I wonder if we’re through?

Now most folk loved George Washington

Some deified his name

And those who love Donald Trump

Think Washinton is lame.

The man himself he boasts it

Claims he’s the greatest there ever was

Yet Washington loved his country

While Trump seeks just applause.

Some people think Trump is different

Believe him better than the rest

And the name of Thomas Jefferson

Becomes part of our modern mess.

Today it’s all about lyin’

‘Bout winnin’ some cruel game

And “by any means necessary”

It’s meanin’ ain’t the same.

Today’s cynicism and doubt

Our culture of mistrust

Those weird and challenging conspiracies

Are turnin’ America to dust.

Where once we loved our nation

And our people were the best

Today we hate each other

There ain’t no such thing as rest.

And down we go with sweet America

Sham hearings and trials can’t doom a crook

Cause all of us have shamed us

Former allies won’t even look

And America

Sweet America

She ain’t, she just ain’t

what she was

Ain’t what she was

I got the impeachment blues

I’m sure that you do too.

Impeachment blues

And I wonder–oh how I wonder!

I wonder if we all gonna pull through?

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