Ted Rall for October 07, 2002
Clash of the CYA Kings Woman: I may be liberal, but I'm as patriotic as anyone. Man: Yes, I'm conservative, but I care about poor folks. Woman: Obviously, welfare is riddled with cheats, Saddam is scum and abortion shouldn't be used as birth control. Man: I won't deny that CEO's are gross, we coddle dictators and the economy blows. Woman: I will further concede that... that... um... er... Man: What? Woman: Not only have I forgotten my liberal point, my CYA lines have tipped me to the right. Man: Compartmentalization is the key. Cue cards remind me what I believe!