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Santorum, Romney face off
Ah poor Romney, every week people declare his victory
And then in a few days such predictions become history
Now once again he is being upstaged this by hopeful Rick Santorum
Who won Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado making his naysayers look dumb?
Romney won Nevada but he will need more states
If he wants to face Obama in the general debates
One thing is clear — the Republican primary is not done
Which must surely not be Mr. Romney's idea of fun
Rick Santorum won Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado while front runner Mitt Romney only won Nevada, ensuring that the Republican primary is far from over.
Giants triumph over Patriots in Superbowl
The Patriots lost their perfect to the Giants in the 2007 Superbowl
Which to every citizen of Boston was a deep affront to their soul
This year they had a chance to reclaim their glory in a rematch
But unfortunately for them Giants receiver Manningham had a great catch
From a great throw from the younger Manning, Eli
Allowing the Giants to score and to make the Patriots' hopes die
The announcers talked about a Patriot dynasty when their team led But with two superbowl wins in five years, they should be talking about the Giants instead
The New York Giants won Superbowl XLVI 21 to 17 against the New England Patriots
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