Oops! You Got Off Again

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I think you got off again -

You must be relieved - That we can be friends -

Oh Bobby - It can't be in a rush - But I'm not so mean -

Just imperious - 'Cos to use your pretences

That is just so typically me - Oh Bobby Bobby

Oops! you got off again -

I'm afraid a new start's - Still out of the frame -

Oh Bobby Bobby -

Oops! you think I played rough

But you have to be tou-ou-ou-ough

If you're Prime Minister

You see my problem is this -

I'm scheming away - Lookin' for loopholes - Or arms I could twist -

You'll cry until that day -

But I hafta stay cool - In so many ways -

And now Gordon is defensive

That is just so typically him - Oh Bobby Oh -

Oops! . . .

This article first appeared in the 19 March 2001 issue of the New Statesman, The New Statesman Essay - Trapped in the human zoo