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Crowson: The Times They Are A-Freaking Me Out

Come gather 'round people, help me understand
What seems to be happening all over this land
What was wrong is now right, what was foul is now grand
Is it me or have we all gone crazy
When crooks are commended by the one in command
The times they are a-freaking me out

Our nation of immigrants now puts up a wall
We're obsessing over who's in the next bathroom stall
We're cutting off health care to the poorest of all
While the big orange bird tweets and he twitters
Politicians are too scared to attend a town hall
And the times they are a-freaking me out

Enemies of the people they've labeled the press
And anyone who advocates for progress
Alternative facts are what they'd rather stress
It's a bizzaro world we now live in
Truth's a lie, news is fake, failure is a success
And the times they are a-freaking me out

The wrecking ball's aimed squarely at public schools
The environmental damage will also be cruel
Family planning's attacked, we are under the rule
Of the alt-right white nationalist Bannon
Instead of draining the swamp we're drowning in a cesspool
And the times they are a-freaking me out

Richard Crowson is not only a editorial commentator for KMUW. He's also a cartoonist, an artist and a banjo player.