His pants were so on fire

Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  December 16, 2008

Lines upon learning that former White House press secretary Scott McClellan will be publishing a memoir in 2008

O apparition of bullshit congealed, o sweating vessel of lies,
One thing alone redeemed your long disgrace:
So constipated with disinformation, you offered to wondering eyes
The truth of untruth — Falsehood’s suffering face.

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