If social media was even half as prevalent in the 1980’s as it is now, it would be interesting to see how Iran/Contra might have played out. Iran/Contra was one of the final bouts of old economy politico-elitist shenanigans we were shielded from enduring.
I’ve always felt this George H.W. Bush’s digestive spectacle in Japan (to kick off the final lame duck year of his Presidency) was a sparkling metaphor, a symbolic upheaval of all the repressed opportunistic and back-room corrupt gorging that could no longer find solace in his distended belly.
In the spirit of honesty and accountability, I can’t come down too hard on the guy.
He was the embodiment of “absolute power corrupts absolutely” which is a curse that follows all our political leaders.
A recursive affliction that those who seek such an office are prone too.
Rest In Puke, dude.