In Wash'town there runs a morality play
Called "Now That We're Shooting, Is It Okay?"
The prez asking Congress if rightly he might,
Keep whackin' those moles on left and on right.
Some are in Syria, some more in Iraq,
And tons are in both of those 'Stans we attack.
This permit is needed, but O. did aver
All license was given at terror's first stir.
And I s'pose he's right that Congress agreed,
To give Mr. Bush the green light he'd need,
To dice bomber, shooter, and sundry bad guy,
With bits of Al Qaeda and make terror pie.
But does that apply to all this earth's trouble?
With Mesopotam' a pile of rubble,