𝐀 𝐄𝐮𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐧’𝐬 𝐕𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐑𝐮𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐚 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
The Russians supply us with great gobs of gas,
But we’ll tell the Ivans: “Stick it up your ass!”
We’ve got solar panels and wind-power too.
We’ll have electricity up the kazoo!
The Russians will starve and the ruble will tank.
(We’ve got our American allies to thank!)
Damn! Here comes the winter — it’s getting quite cold.
(The Chinese and Russians are buying up gold)
Our windmills aren’t turning, and grey is the sky!
The lights are not working and no one knows why.
The Russians are flogging their gas to the East.
The ruble by huge leaps and bounds has increased.
The temperature now drops to minus degrees.
If it gets much lower than we will all freeze,
But not so the Russians, they’re happy and warm.
I look out the window — we’re in for a storm,
A snow-storm that is, well I’m hungry and tired,
The sanctions, I’m starting to think, have backfired.
— D.N. O’Brien