Unjustified Means, Unjustified Ends – a Poem by The Sixty Second Scribe

The MPs were prepared to support him
Because he said he could get them elected
His lack of integrity, his compulsive lies
Nothing mattered because 
He was going to get them elected 
The party were prepared to support him
Because he said he could get them elected
The lack of shame, the lack of remorse
Nothing mattered because
He was going to get them elected 
The MPs accepted that he broke every pledge
Because he said he could get them elected
Betrayals of trust, betrayals of principles
Nothing mattered because 
He was going to get them elected 
The party accepted that he expelled all the socialists
Because he said he could get them elected
Smears and accusations, reputations ruined 
Nothing mattered because 
He was going to get them elected 
And the electorate looked 
from tory to labour, and from labour to tory
And from tory to labour again, 
but already it was impossible 
To say which was which.
But nothing mattered because
He was going to get them elected 

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