A reader has suggested some reply to the economics-themed valentines that Justin Wolfers summarizes here.  I made a half-hearted stab and then realized, “Hey, let’s make this a contest!”  Leave your suggestions in comments.   To get things started, here’s what I came up with in 10 minutes, including handy links to research where appropriate:

When it comes to you, I’ll never be a swing voter.

You and me are just like democracies.  Always at peace.

Our love is all surge and no decline.

You talk so sexy that I’ll never, ever invoke cloture.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage]

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John Sides

John Sides is an associate professor of political science at George Washington University.