GOODBYE TWINKIE THE KID

A NEWS REMINDER FROM THE PAST—-NOW THAT THE “TWINKIE” HAS BEEN RESURRECTED.

By the Mighty Mumford

GOODBYE TWINKIE THE KID

 

Hostess is bankrupt again,

Administration thought they had friends…

“Loyal” employees

To whom they said please,

Could you help us get above water again?

But union bosses said, not this time,

We think you’re hiding a gold mine…

We can endure a strike

So do what you’d like,

You wouldn’t dare shut down this time.

Alas, that’s just what happened,

Thanksgiving for thousands were flattened…

The comp’ny couldn’t survive

So why stay alive,

So union boss wallets are fattened?

Will union fat cats support

The Thousands who held their fort…

Or will the little guys fend

For themselves again,

While the fat cats take the owners to court?

So goodbye, Twinkie the Kid,

You were great for the product and did…

What unions refused,

Your expense was well-used

Greedy unions just closed down your lid.

 

—Jonathan Caswell

(My opinion, based on…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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