Good grief, I have the same taste in home decor as Saddam.
"The doors of the town house opened to reveal a playboy's fantasy straight from the 1960s: mirrored bedroom, lamps shaped like women, airbrushed paintings of a topless blonde woman and a mustached hero battling a crocodile."
...well, except for the lamps and I'm not into mustached heros or ruling a country.
Cerebus: Barbarian, Prime Minister, Pope, Perfect House Guest.
"Graft is as necessary as throwing up when you drink too much."
Not to make excuses, as I agree you have to work with the landscape you're given, but it is tough when you have a population ready to associate the word "evil" with the word "Conservative" without even listening to the party's polic...