2 thoughts on “Brother Can You Spare A Dime?

  1. Well, Yip Harburg … Wikipedia gives this:

    During the malaise of the 1970s stagflation, the New York Times asked Harburg to update “Brother” for a new age, and he responded with:

    Once we had a Roosevelt
    Praise the Lord!
    Life had meaning and hope.
    Now we’re stuck with Nixon, Agnew, Ford,
    Brother, can you spare a rope?

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