... this would be a good idea? Because you wouldn't have to listen to me yelling about this business for the next four to eight years, that's why. I know he's probably not going to get it; still, the fact that he was even considered is gross. ("Dump our toxic waste in Africa, you say? Ladies are dumb, you say? I, President-Elect Barack Obama, who was raised by a single mother, have relatives in Kenya, gave a shout-out to women's suffrage during my acceptance speech, and have stated repeatedly the importance of strong diplomatic relations and internationalism, think that's swell!" Dude: do not even.)
Yes, that's right: I am the American Voter, and I demand token appointments! I will ruin your dinner party until I get them, too. Sorry, but that's just how democracy works.