September 27, 2012
Madonna–the mononymous musician, not the martyr’s mom–delivered an odd and perhaps backhanded endorsement of President Obama Monday night. Fox News describes it: “Madonna, 54, . . . stripped down to her bra to reveal ‘Obama’ stenciled in big letters on her back, before promising (or warning?): ‘When Obama is in the White House for a second term I’ll take it all off.’ ”
Here is an opportunity for Mitt Romney to make a Pascal’s Wager-like appeal to independent voters. You may be uncertain as to whether Romney will be a good president, but what you stake is finite, whereas the alternative is the infinity of the infinitely horrible.