Claudia Rosett on Blagojevich's Quoting Kipling:

How could I have missed it? Here's the opening stanza of Rosett's version:

If …. Kipling Only Knew

If you can keep your job while all about you
Are fielding bribes and blaming it on you,
If you can duck the Feds while all men doubt you,
And bleep-ing show the charges are untrue,
If you can fight and not be tired by fighting,
Or, being wiretapped, profess surprise,
Or argue that there will be no indicting
Because it's all a bleep-ing pack of lies....

Read the whole poem.