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Petroleum Bonaparte

hey George, I’m talkin’ to you
you’re bringin’ me disgrace
pretending to be my president
and you were never even elected in the first place
spendin’ all my money
on that really ugly war
and lyin’ to everybody
about the reasons that it’s for
well, it’s oil money, George
it’s been that way right from the start
Petroleum Bonaparte

hey George, what’s the body count
does anybody know
when they’re brown and foreign do you bother with them
or do you just let them go
and when the coffins come back home
with our daughters and our sons
do you thank the families and give them a medal
and ask them for another one
its kinda cold that way, isn’t it
its been that way right from the start
Petroleum Bonaparte

hey George, its not funny
but I don’t think you’re very smart
in fact I think you’re kinda stupid
you’re just play acting the part
like a psychopathic puppet
with a pocket full of knives
it kinda feels good, doesn’t it
cuttin’ up people’s lives
it’s a cynical proposition, George
it’s been that way right from the start
Petroleum Bonaparte

hey George
you always did want to make a lot of noise
now you can see yourself up there on the mountain side
with the other bully boys
right there in the spotlight of the world
for everybody to see
well, there’s more than one way
to go down in history
and it’s been headed that way
right from the start
Petroleum Bonaparte

hey George, I hate to tell you
but you’re headed for a fall
your engine’s overheating
and you are way beyond recall
somebody cut the break lines
and your steering wheel just spins
and there’s a Waterloo with your name on it
comin’ up around the bend
it’s a dead end proposition, George
it’s been that way right from the start
Petroleum Bonaparte