My favorite scoundrel in that undercover sting
Was Florida Congressman Richard Kelly.
He took 25 grand. His behavior showed he had
The guile but not the skill of Machiavelli.
This emerged especially when he insisted that
What was going on in this whole situation
Wasn’t what it looked like --- he was actually
Conducting his own undercover operation.
Caught on tape stuffing money into his pockets
Kelly asked, “Does it show?” That
Revealed how crooked Eighties politicians said,
“Does this bribe make me look fat?”