Salon: Reed has described FFC, launched in 2009, as “a 21st century version of the Christian Coalition on steroids.”

PressTV: Joe Biden: Mitt Romney is ‘Bush on steroids’

Well, given the uncanny resemblance national politics bears to professional wrestling, I guess it’s an apt image, but still, why not show how au fait you are by dropping a reference to bath salts instead? “Folks, can you really entrust leadership of our great nation to a man who is extremely likely to strip naked and try to eat your face? I ask you.”

Seriously, it’s gotta be exhausting being a partisan political obsessive—no matter what happens, the wolf is always at the door, hungrier and crazier than ever before, and the next election is the most important one in the history of the nation, until the next one. You’d think the amygdala could only take so much incessant stimulation before just burning completely out.