He says that he's an honest man
Taxes not included
He's pinstriped and naturally tan
Tan from all of the shine he's running under your noses

He says that he's a moral man
It's easy when you've got the money
He claims that he's a law-abiding man
What's so great about that when you control the law?

Let me see your hands this particular fellar
Says he's a religious man
And he sips his wine with reverence
His faith is locked in the can

And he drinks it down until it's almost empty
There's a rumor this one's a second-class man
And pushed into the corner
It's all part of the suppression plan

This is after he ditched his wife and family
Let me see your hands
You say that you're a hard working man
And the rest of the world is lazy

You lead the world in production
All work - no play and your people are all f***ing crazy
Tell me you're a proper man
Your manners overshadow your morals

You devised the suppression plan
I think you've got your soupspoon
Too far up your a**
Name that man


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