You Never Had It (So Good)

O what a wonderful democracy
We have in England's green and pleasant land;
Some people say none but the rich are free:
This attitude I cannot understand.

The Ritz is open to both rich and poor,
The distribution of the nation's wealth
Does not affect our rights at common law,
For anyone may use the National Health.

No one may sleep under a bridge at night,
From vagrancy all classes have been banned,
You see, social equality's a right
For all in England's green and pleasant land.

[The above was first published in Wrong Side Of The River].

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