The Missing Question (in the Biden-Ryan Debate)

October 15, 2012

Biden and Ryan they tangled toughQuestions were decent, replies thoughtful enoughThe economy, abortion, Syria, tooThe men traded barbs, accusations flewMartha Raddatz covered the basesExcept for small matters that don’t count in such racesLike carbon emissions and rising seasThe drought burned corn crop and bark-beetle treesThe wild fires and vanished iceThe millions of Bangladeshis needing salt-tolerant riceTippin my hat to Calvin TrillinI’m wishin the grillin been done by Bill McKibben


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