Nothing says "Christmas in Washington" like CBO puns and rhyming couplets about spending.

As Senate lawmakers gear up for what might be a rough holiday spent laboring over healthcare reform in the Capitol, Sen. Kit Bond (D-Mo.) is trying to inject that ongoing debate with some holiday satire.

"With the Senate having gone to the dogs, I thought it was appropriate that I share with my two doggy friends a little ode to Christmas," the Republican lawmaker announced before launching into a version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas," clearly re-written to reflect this year's healthcare debate.

Whether or not it tops Sen. Orrin Hatch's (R-Utah) Hanukkah song, however, is another question entirely. You be the judge: