The Diary of Damian McBride

from by Tommy Mackay

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The Diary Of Damian McBride

Well gather round people
and listen to this
I am a chief in the civil service
I kept a black book on Lord John Reid
And led Gordon Brown along on a tight lead

singing hi hi ho it's a diary
on my way to the Daily Mail
hi hi ho it's a diary
100,000 smackers coming my way

I've no pals at my table and mud on the floor
there's bears in the area and wolves at the door
their singing a song about Damian McBride
who goes out a-trapping and then tails their hide

hi hi hey it's a diary
on my way to an unmarked grave
hi hi hey it's a diary
on my way to a rain filled grave

They say I'm despicable and won't answer my calls
I've got them by the Miliband and the Balls
The searchers will come and find they can't hide
The emails they deleted from Damian McBride

hi hi hey it's a watery day
spinning my way to an unhappy grave
hi hi hey it's the New Labour way
who will remember the emails you saved?

i'm in over your head


from Poetry and Politics, released February 26, 2015


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Scottish comedy performer and editor of The Daily Reckless - the paper that sings the news.

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