As we watch the debates, town halls, interviews, and campaign ads, let’s learn what the terms mean in terms of love. For a while at least, the world of romance seems easier to understand than today’s politics.
Getting to the heart of the matter!
Campaign – One person pursuing another’s affections. Usually includes expensive dinners, flowers, long talks and a lot of bull shit.
Bipartisan – after a fight a couple sits down and tries to come up with an agreement. Sometimes each give a little to stay together.
Caucus – girls getting together to discuss if a guy is good enough for one of their closest pals.
Convention – a guy goes to his girl’s family and formally ask for her hand in marriage.
Dark Horse – Didn’t think she’d ever pick him or vice aversa aka ‘No one saw that one coming!’
Demagogue – the bully that uses fear, hatred, and greed to prove his point of view.
Fence Mending – after you get caught cheating you run home and try to explain why it wasn’t your fault or it wasn’t what you saw.
Filibuster – talking your way out of shit.
Fishing Expedition – checking texts, face book, and car mileage and any other method to see if they are cheating.
Front Burner – getting in your face so you must fess up.
Grass Roots – not buying on line!
Ideology – why you will never be good enough in her parents’ eyes.
Lame duck – the breakup is really over. You can party and sleep with whoever you choose.
Lobby – peer influence to buy into their beliefs and behaviors.
Machine Politics – the popular crowd, the office kiss ups, the mob who would do anything to get in good with the boss.
Muckraker – the gossip who only looks for the dirt on others.
Political suicide – cheating on your partner, losing your home gambling, sexual addition, drug addiction.
Rubber Chicken Circuit – all of the games people play to stay popular.
Spin – the lies and gross exaggerations we tell someone so they are impressed with us.
Stump – meeting a person for coffee rather then chatting on line or the phone.
Whip – the friend that is in control of the group aka the leader of the pack or the alpha.
Witch Hunt – a vindictive pissed off woman.
Let freedom ring!
Learning tool: reserach shows that making mental connections help in deciphering new terms and philosphies.
April of Course
Educator, speaker, motivator, coach, and Author of Big Girls Do Cry (more help with L O V E)!