“Lowered Expectations” a poem by the Bard of Murdock

It’s sunday and today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock relate to the recent BLS jobs report. He originally published the poem on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Please be sure to read the article linked by the Bard before reading the poem.

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Lowered Expectations

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Article link: The McJobs report
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I’d like to thank the President
For help in steering clear
Of those who are the one percent
And have a good career.
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His economic policies
Have led to my release
From economic liberty
I knew with Credit Suisse.
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I rode the rollercoaster down
With unemployment checks,
Until I joined the salaried staff
That ran the megaplex.
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But even that was not immune
From his economy,
Which powers almost all its growth
Through fiscal policy.
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So now I search the classifieds
And air my discontent
With vagabonds from #Occupy
Who curse the one percent.
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