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Federal Politics

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Unless You’re Andrew Scheer)

To the tune of, well, you know... First in a series of new carols for 2019.

Steve Burgess 13 Dec 2019 | TheTyee.ca

Steve Burgess writes about politics and culture for The Tyee. Find his previous articles here.

[Editor’s note: 2019 was quite a year, such a year that it deserves its very own set of carols. From now until Christmas, The Tyee will feature one daily addition to a new holiday songbook. Good for this year only — please recycle when finished.]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year,
Though I guess that is true
Maybe only if you,
Are not named Andrew Scheer,
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s the hap-happiest season of all,
If your caucus is solid,
No infighting squalid,
No backstabbing brawls,
It’s the hap-happiest season of all!

With your party in turmoil
MPs on a slow boil,
Because of the election fail.
The news broke that you took,
Party funds for school books,
Your allies got ready to bail!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year,
But your kids’ education,
Inspired allegations,
That you cheated your peers!
It’s the most wonderful time,
It’s the most wonderful time,
But please stay till we find someone else, Andrew Scheer!  [Tyee]

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