...gathered en masse again for another political convention this week, providing a chance to see a number of mindless drones hanging onto every word of their party bosses and golden boys (and girl), never questioning, offering unwavering support without any sign of individual synapses. Preaching to the choir and deceiving the ignorant...
By the way, it's called "pillow talk". Politicians will sweet talk and bullshit to the best of their abilities to get your vote, only to give the "money's on the dresser, whore" treatment to the voter once they accomplish the task of obtaining office. Get fooled once, shame on them. Get fooled twice, thrice, ad infinitum... then you're an idiot. One of oldest tricks in the book. Get a clue.
Don't get me wrong: I believe we need a government. Our species as a whole has not evolved to the point of governing ourselves effectively. Scientists and engineers should be in charge, not political parties and their foot soldiers.
Alright, I'm finished with the ranting and the fist shaking and the nudity, er, wait... that was on a different tab.