Smear Campaign

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Rory Gallagher

William Rory Gallagher ( /ˈrɔriː ˈɡæləhər/ GAL-ə-hər; 2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and raised in Cork, Gallagher recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, after f… more »

The dirty tricks department is working overtime Trying to stop the candidate from getting this time
The wheels are now in motion all the traps are set Under this commotion will he walk into this mess

The state's intoxicated they're at the starting gate
He may never make it to the planned TV debate He can't fight off the big bucks of the old brigade He's gotta watch his step in this smear campaign

They called a snap election in the summer heat
This town is reeling backwards like a drunk man on the streets Feed those lies, bend those minds at any price Foul or air as long as he's not there election time

Don't believe the papers it's not any body's race
He's not a rank beginner it's not a children's game
He may get the nomination if he breaks through the chain Or they'll shoot him down on main street in this smear campaign

Just watch the party faithful fuel the dream machine
They've fudged up all the issues eat that scandal sheet
The dirty tricks department is nearly half insane Trying to stop the candidate with a smear campaign



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