Well, KPOJ listeners' loss is p3's gain. Here are a whopping four limericks for you to test your metrical mettle on. No left-overs for you guys this time--you get the Complete Works. For each limerick, fill in the blank with the word or phrase from this week's Oregon news:
They don't care about jobs--let's be "straight:"
They make money from furthering hate.
Yes, our state's tax opponents
Hired some sleazy proponents--
They're the same ones who fought __________.
They barely outlasted the drought,
But the Bushies almost wiped them out.
After years of frustration:
A new administration
Will help to restore our __________.
Some deny our economy's crippled.
"Check the GDP--barely a ripple!"
Well, here's a discovery
For the fans of recovery:
Our foreclosure rate recently ___________ .
Liberal media? Not even a kernel.
Tax fairness? They think it's infernal!
Just exactly how checkered
Is our paper of record?
They're approved now by _______.
(The answers can be found in the Comments below, or in this week's Spanning the State at Loaded Orygun.)