Friday, September 5, 2008

WWE Nation

...the presidential candidate — whose central goal is usually to broaden his appeal, move to the center, and try to bring new voters into his camp — is to elevate himself into the realm of World Leadership. He wants people to be able to imagine him in the Oval Office, and to like what they imagine; leaders, it was once presumed, had to remain above the partisan fray.

We have a nation reared on WWE and the NWO. After Hulkamania diminished, the most popular stars of wrestling were the ones who relished a fight. If you want to reach those who were reared on wrassling, you probably want to act more like Stone Cold Steve Austin than Hulk Hogan.