The Art of the Compromise

If “Hamilton” Was Set in 2020
I wanna be in
the Zoom where it happens!
the Zoom where it happens!
In that big ol’ Zoom!

No one really knows how the parties get to yes. The pieces that are sacrificed in ev’ry game of chess. We just assume that it happens, but no one else is in the Zoom where it happens.

(With apologies to Lin Miranda)

A Reader Points Out that I’m not the first one to get this idea: the cast did, too! And a lot sooner than I did. Here’s their fabulous version:

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