Beasts of D.C.
buffalo, a baboon, and an antelope walk into a bar. Strike that.
A water buffalo, a baboon, and an antelope took the bar, and are
now high powered attorneys and judges in DC.
The baboon has expectations, an appointment to the Supreme
Court. He has the look, don’t you think? Although, some have said
his hair is too like that of “He who we would rather forget,” that
perhaps he should dye it. Baboon chuckles deeply and enjoys the
The buffalo is outwardly more of a thug, sarcastic, loud-
mouthed. Never without his bulky overcoat. I wonder what he’s
hiding under there?
Lady Antelope takes care to appear prim and proper; blouse
buttoned to the top, skirt just below the knees, heels a moderate
height. But looks can be deceiving. She knows where the political
bodies are buried. After all, she helped bury them.
They’re a trio to be reckoned with, and if you see them meeting
on the bench, don’t mistake it for a working lunch. Be prepared for a
shake-up in high places.
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