We’ll run our venue as a public forum
Where speakers should observe decorum.
The demagogue—who lashes, panders, smears
For victory and coffer-filling cheers—
Can’t fabricate support, won’t find a quorum
Of cronies. Handshakes start each round, not spears
Of stares. While chairs are cushioned here, we probe,
Prod, challenge, not afraid to whirl the globe.