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Todd Snider – Mission Accomplished (Because You Gotta Have Faith) lyrics

Will Rogers said he never met a man he didn't like
Wait, let me back up and make sure I got that right
He might have liked every man he ever met, that's true
But he never said he liked every man that he knew

I met a woman with a Midas touch
I could never get her to touch very much
I met a man of opportunity
He never offered any of it up to me

I met a soldier in a recruit booth
Said he'd make a man out of me and stole my youth
Working for a man who could not stop lying
Drove us all off a cliff and called it flying, that ain't flying

Most men flying seem to understand
That a man hasn't technically flown 'til he lands
If you're coming in to land and you crash and die
All you really did for sure was get too high

You ever get too high? No, neither have I
But I will, if I have to, to prove to you guys
I'm so turned around I could calm up a riot
Fighting for peace, that's like screaming for quiet

I don't know but I've been told
Might meet a little fox in an atheist hole
I don't know what I've been told
I don't know what I've been told
I don't know what I've been told
I don't know for sure, I've just been told

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