First They Came: Redux

According to Wikipedia: "First they came ... is a famous statement and provocative poem written by Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) about the cowardice of German intellectuals following the Nazis' rise to power and the subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group."

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Here's an updated version based on what's currently going on in the Republican Party:

First they came for the Poor People, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Poor Person.

Then they came for the Muslims, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Muslim.

Then they came for the Black Activists, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Black Activist.

Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.

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