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February 23, 2014

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May I ask what the illustration has to do with the poem?

You're kidding, right?

Actually I think Brian's point is that there is an asymmetry here inasmuch as only one stanza is imaged, the second, which invokes a mere stereotype to counter the critical "thrust" of the part dealing with the Republicans. Note that the Republicans are depicted as active men even if homocidal / suicidal while the Democrats are moronized like a Sports Illustrated cover girl.

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