Wednesday, August 02, 2006

The monkeys on a train analysis of the American two-party system and why politicians are not all the same

Check out what Sis at Shakespeare’s Sister does with this throwaway news story from India.
So, Mr. Vidyacharan Patel of Mumbai has the choice of sharing his train with a wild monkey (who will probably try to steal his cigarettes) or a primate that looks like a monkey on a leash. It’s not much of a choice, but anyone with any sense would choose the primate on a leash.

Which is why, when every election rolls around, I vote for the Democrats.
If that seems like a stretch, read her post. She has crafted a brilliant, very funny political metaphor. You won’t be able to get it out of your head. Plus, it makes a lot of sense.

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