Sometimes a woman’s stinging cruelty becomes a political weapon. Beware 2008, politicos. The season of contrast ads is upon us. Prepare to undergo forced confessions.

—- Media Lizzy

“Certainly,” I said, “I have often told you that pain holds a peculiar
attraction for me, and that nothing kindles my passion quite so much as tyranny,
cruelty and above all, unfaithfulness in a beautiful woman.”
— Leopold Von
Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Furs