New children's book to Congress: 'You Have to F---ing Lead'
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A new children’s book has a not exactly kid-friendly message for Congress: “You have to f---ing lead.”

The $10 book, poised to be released on Oct. 16, is a sequel to one from 2017 — “Stop F---ing Tweeting and go the F--- to Sleep, Mr. President” — from the same anonymous author.

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The book, written and illustrated under a Trump administration-inspired pseudonym, John Spreincer McKellyanne Huckamucci, portrays lawmakers as popular children’s characters as it rails against what it describes as their ineffectiveness.

On one page of “You Have to F---ing Lead,” images of House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWarren now also knocking Biden on Social Security Biden alleges Sanders campaign 'doctored video' to attack him on Social Security record Sanders campaign responds to Biden doctored video claims: Biden should 'stop trying to doctor' public record MORE (R-Wis.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump administration installs plaque marking finish of 100 miles of border wall Sanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change Schumer votes against USMCA, citing climate implications MORE (D-N.Y.) are superimposed on the faces of Care Bears, with the author writing:

"Our president rages and tweets and gloats,
While our country, tired and angry, continues to regress.
You robocalled me during breakfast and begged for my vote,
So why the f--- won’t you step up and undo this mess?"

Another page shows House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team House revives agenda after impeachment storm Democrats worry a speedy impeachment trial will shut out public MORE (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' Romney pledges 'open mind' ahead of impeachment trial McConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial MORE (R-Ky.) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzJuan Williams: Counting the votes to remove Trump Sunday shows - All eyes on Senate impeachment trial Cruz: Hearing from witnesses could extend Senate trial to up to 8 weeks MORE (R-Texas) appearing as the ravenous animals in the classic kids’ game, Hungry Hungry Hippos.

“The rich are eating the poor.
The middle class continues to bleed.
I know you’re too arrogant to answer my question.
But remember that promise you made to lead?” the book asks.

The paperback slams President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE, portraying him as an oversized baby while eviscerating lawmakers:

“We need someone with backbone, common sense and grit,
To stand up to this clown and clean up all your shit.”

Its author — who says they use a pseudonym because their day job and relatives "wouldn't appreciate my actual name being attached to books that wade into politics" — tells ITK they hope the book "lets people seethe and (hopefully) chuckle at the same time.”

The aim, according to the writer, is to create a shared experience where "people pass the book around or simply sit and read it together" as a form of "catharsis."