Elmo Tanner For President

The Whistling-In-The-Dark Whistlestop Campaign Begins

by Hugh Fitzgerald (Sept. 2007)

 

 

September 1

 

Cometh The Man, Cometh The Hour

 

September 2

 

 

While The Reluctant Candidate Considers, A Musical Interlude

 

 

The Candidate Seems To Be Pulling Out But Is Implored To Change His Mind

 

 

The Candidate, Listening To The Pleas, Agrees To Run. His Supporters Are Ecstatic, If Momentarily Confused

 

 

The Candidate Finds The Perfect Running Mate

 

 

The Candidate, On The Stump, Re-Affirms His Confidence In His Running Mate

 

 

The Environmentally-Aware Whistlestop Campaign Begins

 

 

The Candidate's Speech In Miami Is Rapturously Received

 

 

Then It Was On To Alabama, With A Stop In Birmingham

 

 

And The Crowds Got Bigger

 

September 3

 

Before The Behind Yet Under The Vast Above The World Is In Tears And Tomorrow Is Tuesday

 

The Whistlestop Campaign Keeps Right On: What A Day For Someone And Me

 

 

The Campaign Train Stops For The Night In New Orleans

 

 

As The Train Sped Westward In The Night, The Brakeman Strummed On His Guitar

 

 

September 4

 

 

The Train Arrives in Houston, Just In Time For An Election Day

 

 

Where A Good Time Was Had By All

 

 

I Mean A Very Good Time

 

 

The Candidates Met With The Oil-Men, And Talked About Oil

 

 

Heading Out Where The West Begins

 

 

On A Slow Train, From Houston To Dallas

 

 

September 5  

 

Across West Texas To Albuquerque

 

 

Meanwhile, Back In Washington, Campaign Headquarters Released The First Position Paper

 

 

And While Elmo Tanner Slept, His Running Mate Lay Awake, Hearing That Voice

 

September 7

The Whistling-In-The-Dark Whistletop Campaign Stops To W(h)et Its Whistle

 

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