Walter Shaub @waltshaub former Director of @OfficeGovEthics now with @CREWcrew personal account - views are my own Jun. 29, 2019 1 min read

The Emperor hath decreed different viewing sections for first and second class citizens at our nation’s birthday party. Tickets for courtiers will enable the royal family and friends to sit in the VIP section with the best views because corruption. 

In Washington did Donald Trump
A stately pleasure-zone decree:
Where the Potomac river ran
Through parkland measureless to man,
Oh what a spending spree.
So twice five blocks of swampy ground
With cones and fencing were girdled round;
And there was merchandise with special deals

Here blossomed many a profit-bearing scheme;
And there were Hatch Act breaches by the staff,
Reprobates every one, this White House team.

[Excerpts from Kubla Don by Samuel Coleridge, recited in honor of His Majesty’s Fourth of July tank parade.]

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