There's something so romantic about being broke in New York. You gotta do it. You have to live there once without any money and then you have to live there when you have money. Let me tell you of the two the latter is far better.
Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other and the candidates spend so much time making each other's speeches that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in.