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Shot putsch: The election considered as a failed hangover cure.


So America said to itself, How do we cure this Bush hangover? Let's try coffee first. And Americans like their coffee like they like their presidents: black, thin but not transparent, Kenyan, not too belligerent, not bitter, strong notes of vanilla, with a not-too-secret drone assassination program.

In a Moment of Truth, medical doctor (for purposes of this segment) Jeff Dorchen considers the ways the brain is really just a butt, a presidential term is really just a drunken bender, and an election is really just a coffee or a greasy breakfast or the comb-over of the werewolf that bit you.

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Jeff Dorchen

Jeff is a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, fiction writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter. He's been a playwright, songwriter, and performer with Chicago's Theater Oobleck since 1988, a writer and actor with Red Baron Films since 2000, and a contributor to This Is Hell! since 1996. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


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