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America the Beautiful by all was sung,

Until our leaders claimed a new rung.

Imbued with the Bible, they turned conceptional,

And declared we're actually A. the Exceptional.

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Like Play-Doh and plans, it's joyfully malleable.

Like being the Pope, it makes you infallible.

And it serves all purposes under the sun,

To skirt silly laws or to pull out a gun.

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Invasions become issues: "quality of life,"

That spread women's lib and make iPhones rife.

You can torture and call it something "enhanced,"

Safeguarding cities where terror once pranced.

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