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Is there any truth to the rumor that the Republicans areMR_GRUMPY
Sep 19, 2003 6:58 PM
going to drop Bush from the ticket in favor of SpongeBob SquarePants? I've heard that SpongeBob has a higher favorable rating than George does.
I'm not sure how he fits into Republican image. He doesn't seem to fit the image of a staunch conservative. Well, since George was able to be taught to walk and talk at the same time, I'm sure that SpongeBob's image can be brushed up, also.
On the plus side, he already has a campaign song.
Yes, but there is a problemPaulCL
Sep 20, 2003 4:21 AM
SpongeBob SquarePants, or "S" to his friends, wants his best friend Patrick to be his running mate. The problem is: Patrick is your prototypical Ivy-league educated liberal Democrat. Hence, a problem with the ticket.

Now Squidword wants into the action too. He wants Rumsfeld's job....we'll just have to wait and see where the seashells fall on this one!
Yet another problemmickey-mac
Sep 20, 2003 5:00 AM
I'm not sure the Republicans want to go down in history as the first major party to nominate a gay presidential candidate.
Not to mention an invertibrate. nmsn69
Sep 20, 2003 5:51 AM
Get real--BushCo is filled with spineless creatures...The Walrus
Sep 20, 2003 2:29 PM
...a veritable cavalcade of chicken hawks
But SpongeBob still remains the only porifera (sp?). nmsn69
Sep 20, 2003 2:45 PM
I ain't so grate at fore silible werdsmickey-mac
Sep 20, 2003 3:11 PM
so I looked this one up on the dictionary and came up with nothing. However, the Bush (both of them) and Clinton adminisrations have had plenty of spineless jellyfish. Going back a further, Henry Kissinger was a bit sponge-like.
The pineapple thing could be a problemMR_GRUMPY
Sep 20, 2003 4:29 PM
He might pull in some Democrat votes, being that he is a little like Al Gore. (A square, and being very absorbent)
if politicians were animals?DougSloan
Sep 21, 2003 12:24 PM
If Bush were an animal, he'd be a hound dog, usually sitting on the front porch, barking when the paperboy goes by. You could take him hunting, and he'd loyally lope along with you. Not a cunning house cat, but then without the arrogance and narcissism of the cat, either.
Or a billy goat?mickey-mac
Sep 21, 2003 4:27 PM
Ramming his head into anyone within striking distance, eating anything in sight, and repeatedly spewing incomprehensible noises?
my cat is not arrogant.rufus
Sep 22, 2003 5:44 AM
and i'd venture to wager, far more intelligent than shrub.

are you saying you don't believe bush is arrogant? are we looking at the same guy?
george just doesn't know any better.MR_GRUMPY
Sep 22, 2003 9:09 AM
He thinks that "arrogant" means that he smells good.