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  1. When This Old Hat Was New

When This Old Hat Was New
Air: John Anderson, My Jo

"When This Old Hat Was New" was originally a campaign song for William Henry Harrison in 1840, with references to the tired old stories from the Democrats. The tune, "John Anderson, My Jo" is a well known Scottish tune from the 18th century. It made its appearance in countless election songs. This modern version explores Hillary Clinton's alleged scandals and transgressions throughout her career. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were popular figures in the early 1990's so there is more than enough for insiders to use in campaign songs and political cartoons.

Lyrics

When this old hat was new, Hillary knew what to say
We can buy the land, it doesn’t matter if it will ever pay
We can stash the pages, hidden away No matter how the Times will dig
The Clinton's knew how to turn the screws
When this old hat was new

When this old hat was new, Clinton had the cash
Speaking here and there, and everywhere, developed quite a stash
Flying to the east, speaking on Wall Street, the speeches greased the wheels
But the transcripts are gone, were locked away all along
When this old hat was new

When this old hat was new, She knew how to cover up
There’s Travel gate, what's left to say, There is surely more than enough
That was then, the 90s long before, there were emails to delete
She’s known what to do, tell a lie before the truth
When this old hat was new

When this old hat was new, Hillary would always say
What the people wanted to hear, plays us like a puppeteer
One day for a war, then against for sure, she says whatever sounds best
Always been politics and full of tricks
when this old hat was new

When this old hat was new, she visited Best Buy
To purchase her own server, so no one could observe her
But there is another who runs honestly, to shake up the red party
Donald Trump you see, will always be,
An old hat that's truly new