Popes, Rattles, and Dopes

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The Cardinals
they'll vote for Pope

Is that democracy?
Oh no, no, nope

Los Angeles
shook, shook, shook

And New Yorkers can
still drink the dope

Isn't that
what it's all about?

Popes, rattles, and dopes
Popes, rattles, and dopes


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Avatar of The Livid LibrarianThe Livid Librarian
March 12th, 2013  9:36 AM

The Pope is a dope
I said the Pope is a dope
The Pope is a dope


Avatar of sarahbsarahb
March 12th, 2013  10:41 AM

They’re voting for pope
to stop earthquakes in LA
and stop New York sweets


Avatar of photog17photog17
March 12th, 2013  12:43 PM

Here comes a new pope
a billion Catholics hope
that he’ll rope-a-dope


Avatar of MissAdviceMissAdvice
March 12th, 2013  4:27 PM

Everyone’s a dope
dope dope dope dope dope dope dope
everyone, a dope