Us and Them (© Pink Floyd)

Us and themObama Trump Trudeau HarperAnd after all we’re only ordinary men.

Me and you
God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do.
cruz-morgentaler“Forward!” he cried
From the rear
And the front rank died.
syriaAnd the General sat
As the lines on the map
Moved from side to side.
saddamgaddafibinladenBlack and blue
blackredAnd who knows which is which and who is who?
blueredUp and down
mulroneyreaganharperbushAnd in the end it’s only round and round and round.
trump-trudeau-boxing“Haven’t you heard
It’s a battle of words?”
The poster bearer cried.
trumptrudeauwomen“Listen, son,”
Said the man with the gun,
“There’s room for you inside.”
nra tommygun“Well, I mean, they’re gonna kill ya, so like, if you give ’em a quick sh…short, sharp shock, they don’t do it again.
Dig it? I mean he got off light, ’cause I could’ve given ‘I’m a thrashin’ but I only hit him once.
It’s only the difference between right and wrong innit? I mean good manners don’t cost nothing, do they? Eh?”
rally-paradeDown and out
homeless-usa-canadaIt can’t be helped but there’s a lot of it about.
dangerWith, without.
flint-yellow-quill-waterAnd who’ll deny it’s what the fighting’s all about?
coal-oilGet out of the way,
It’s a busy day
And I’ve got things on my mind.
trumptrudeaucabinetFor want of the price
Of tea and a slice
The old man died.

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