Thursday, February 07, 2008

Shamanic Once Again Offers Herself Up As GOP's Savior

Ladies and gentlemen, looking at the GOP's electoral map, what I see is the emergence of a regionally fractured party splitting into its component parts: the Huckabee South, the Romney Mountain West, and the McCain Coasts.

In 2007, I announced my candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, running as the savior that the party has been looking for. Yes, I'm a lesbian. Yes, I'm too young to serve. Yes, I'm a Democrat. But the truth is that I am the candidate of true conservatism: sealed borders, economy-crushing but morally principled deportation, a torture chamber in every police precinct, public school principals with waterboards, Chinese cash flowing through the American economy, and a tax structure that crushes the poor for their malfeasance, proven by their poverty.

I'm so strong on torture that I make Uncle Jimbo of BlackFive look like a pussy. I have been persuaded by the arguments of the right that torture is beneficial, necessary, and gets real results, so as the first plank in my platform, I will order congress to legalize and fund the creation of torture chambers in every police precinct in America. Who is the bigger threat to you: al Qaeda or criminals in your neighborhood? I think the answer is clear. By authorizing beating, nail pulling, finger chopping, genital electrodes, and of course, waterboarding, we can end the scourge of crime in our cities and communities and live in a better America.

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