Rage is all the rage, in theX-tal, "A Lemon Song" (1996)
90s'00s, rage is money
The righteous fury of a baby who won't share his toys
It's so easy to climb those charts
It's so easy to win those votes
Selling pointless, phony, blind, cheap, stupid powerless anger!
Apparently, things have not really changed all that much. Adlai Stevenson knew how to handle these cretins back in the Sixties. Today's politicians could learn a thing or two from him.
Then there's the Barney Frank approach, which is fairly awesome in its own right. Arguing with a dining room table, indeed.