Posts Tagged ‘Media Limerick’

CNN Ousts Rick Santorum (Limerick)

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Headline: “CNN Drops Rick Santorum After Racist Comments About Native Americans”

CNN has dumped Rick J. Santorum
(Though Republicans seem to adore’m.)
With insults creative,
He dissed all our Native
Americans, breaching decorum.

No More “Fig Leaf” For Fox (Limerick)

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Fox’s “fig leaf,” Shep Smith, has resigned,
Which is putting Fox News in a bind:
They once used him to claim
Agitprop’s not their aim.
With him gone, who’ll Fox News hide behind?

Our Lawless President (Limerick)

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Trump delays and defies and he sues;
His flawed policy’s thwart and refuse.
Tell him “Follow the law,”
And he’ll yell or guffaw.
Don’t believe it? Try reading real news.

Trump Incites Violence Against Journalists (Limerick)

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Donald constantly bashes the press,
Which adds to the media’s stress
And imperils their lives;
With his words Trump contrives
To inspire his base to aggress.

Comey Presses His Case (Limerick)

Monday, April 16th, 2018

If you watch tonight’s Comey interview (ABC, 10 PM Eastern) feel free to comment here:

I’m guessing that Trump won’t delight
In the interview airing tonight.
What will Comey disgorge
To ABC’s George?
I presume it won’t help Donald’s plight.

The Problem With Journalism Explained

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

I posted this limerick on my other blog, but it seems to be a better fit here:

The Problem With The Media Explained
By Madeleine Begun Kane

The journos compete in a race
To file columns and fill blogging space.
So nonsense abounds
In ill-informed mounds
Of opinions and factoids off base.

My Limerick Take On The AOL Huffington Post Acquisition

Monday, February 7th, 2011

I’m betting that most of you are alarmed by AOL’s acquisition of the Huffington Post. As you can see from this Limerick Ode To AOL’s Huffington Post Acquisition, so am I.