by Sandy and Richard Riccardi

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Kakistocracy "means government by the worst possible people". A Parody on "Personality" by Jimmy Van Heusen.


With all her books unread, Betsy DeVos will head
The nation’s education agency
She bought her way into the

Scott Pruitt really fracked up Oklahoma
Practic’lly destroying it structurally
He’ll head the EPA of (the)

What is it called if I’d take unqualified
Old billionaires, extolified
And let them run our democracy?

Old Mr. Sessions’ fight to keep his voters white
Has had the KKK on his settee
A white supremists’s part of (the)

And Oily oil execs, one by the name of Rex,
Will head Department of State naturally
Big Oil’s the biggest part of (the)

While Hill’ry got the ax for courting Goldman Sachs
Steve Mnuchin heads up the Tre-easury
Now Goldman Sachs is part of (the)

Rick Perry dancing star can’t recall you see
His own department of energy
And should someone rebuke him? Nuke’em!

With Bannon by Don’s side, watch out for genocide
We’ve seen this all before in history
When CaCa comes to power, Kakistocracy


released March 20, 2017
Richard Riccardi, Piano and arrangement
Sandy Riccardi, Voice
Parody lyrics by Sandy Riccardi
Original tune "Personality" by Van Heusen.



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Sandy and Richard Riccardi San Francisco, California

Rosie O'Donnell declared Sandy and Richard "MY FAVORITE NEW SINGING SONGWRITING TEAM" on Twitter this March. San Francisco- based Comedy Cabaret Couple, Sandy and Richard Riccardi are satirizing every thing within reach of a piano, specializing in progressive parody. Over 15 million views on social media. ... more

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