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Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004, 8:04 am

Nursery Rhyme Gone Awry

By Jessica Clark

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Georgie Porgie, pumpkin pie,
Kissed the girls and made 'em cry.
Growin' older the learned to lie,
And sent our soldiers off to die.
Don't beat around the Bush next fall,
Vote' em out! ... Bush et al.

—Norman Wishner, In These Times Proofreader

Jessica Clark is a writer, editor and researcher, with more than 15 years of experience spanning commercial, educational, independent and public media production. Currently she is the Research Director for American University’s Center for Social Media. She also writes a monthly column for PBS’ MediaShift on new directions in public media. She is the author, with Tracy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media (2010, New Press).

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