Ted Rall for August 30, 2004
Fun with Strategic Alienation Woman 1: I support President Bush because he's doing a great job. Woman 2: First, Bush is not the president. Gore is. Woman 1: Get a life! It's been 4 years! Woman 2: How can you be such a moron? Bush is an idiot, a warmonger, a polluter, a- Man: Hey Democrats! Don't let this happen! You think Republicans are unread retards. So do I. But we need every vote this fall. That means reaching out to those Republicans, but without letting them know how you feel about them. Pretend that you respect them, that you're like them. Woman 1: You follow NASCAR? You really hate gay people? Woman 2: Absolutely! And I was considering voting for Bush! Woman 1: What changed your mind? Woman 2: Bush is a big-spending liberal nation builder we have to look out for America first. Man: Ideological self-denial: our key to victory!