Wednesday, August 09, 2006

SS Nifong

9 comments:

Tony Soprano said...

The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
Of the big jerk they call Mikey Nifong.
Durham, it is said, never gives up her dead
When the skies of November turn gloomy.

With a load of Bull Shi+ 26,000 tons more
Than the Courtroom weighed empty
That investigatin' crew was a bone to be chewed
When the gales of November came early

Nifong was the pride of the Durham 5
Coming back from some strip club in Mebane
As the bull sh*tters go it was bigger than most
With a crew and the Captain well seasoned.

Concluding some terms with a couple of corrupt firms
When they left fully loaded for Smithfield.
And later that night when the cell phone rang.
Could it be the North Wind they'd been feeling.

The wind in the wires made a tattletale sound
And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as Nifond did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.

The dawn came late and the breakfast had to wait
When the Federal Agents came banging.
When afternoon came it was freezing rain
In the face of a hurricane West Wind

Tony Soprano said...

I erred.

I meant to post the complete version:


The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
Of the big jerk they call Mikey Nifong.
Durham, it is said, never gives up her dead
When the skies of November turn gloomy.

With a load of Bull Shi+ 26,000 tons more
Than the Courtroom weighed empty
That investigatin' crew was a bone to be chewed
When the gales of November came early

Nifong was the pride of the Durham 5
Coming back from some strip club in Mebane
As the bull sh*tters go it was bigger than most
With a crew and the Captain well seasoned.

Concluding some terms with a couple of corrupt firms
When they left fully loaded for Smithfield.
And later that night when the cell phone rang.
Could it be the North Wind they'd been feeling.

The wind in the wires made a tattletale sound
And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as Nifond did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.

The dawn came late and the breakfast had to wait
When the Federal Agents came banging.
When afternoon came it was freezing rain
In the face of a hurricane West Wind

When supper time came the Blinco's cook came on deck
Saying fellows it's too rough to feed ya
at 7AM a main hatchway caved in
He said fellas - you had this comin'

Nifong wired in he had water coming in
And the good ship and crew was in peril
And later that night when his lights went out of sight
Came the wreck of the Nifong Tragedy

They might have split up or they might have capsized
They may have broke deep and took water
And all that remains is the faces and the names
Of the defendants that had been good fodder

And farther below, Hell, they say
Takes in what Durham can send her
And the bad people go in with the prisoners they all know
With the gales of November remembered.

The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
Of the Big City they call Gloomy
Durham, they say, never gives up her dead
When the gales of November come early

Anonymous said...

Susan Estrich has an Epiphany

Anonymous said...

Winston Churchill once said
"Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing-after they have exhausted all other possibilities."

Come on Mr. Nifong. It might be a little late. Do the right thing now. Drop the Duke Lacrosse Hoax.

Anonymous said...

Looks like Susan just jumped off the sinking SS Nifong.

Anonymous said...

An epiphany? Better later than never, I guess.

A disgruntled ex-wife said...

kissthiscandy@skate.md

Nifong is so precious the way he gives interviews tongue in cheek. Bless his misunderstood heart. He comes across as a liar. 28 L O N G years and he can’t get Anybody But Nikki’s spilt milf.

sick of it said...

Does anyone know the date the Titanic sunk? It was April 15, 1912.

Fast forward to April 13, 2006.
The following are actual quotes said by Mr. Nifong on 4/13/2006:

"There was no identification of an members of the lacrosse team until last week."

"My conviction that a sexual asault took place is based on the examination that was done at Duke Hospital."

"The reason that I took this case is because this case says something about Durham that I'm not going to be said. I'm not going to allow Durham's view in the minds of the world to be a bunch of lacrosse players raping a black girl from Durham."

"The reason you should vote for me for DA is I would rather do the right thing than win this election."

Oh yes, the S.S. Nifong is going down. The word hindsight was invented for Nifong. I bet he stays up nights wishing he took take them all back.

Anonymous said...

Great poem, Tony.