Will the Concert Coalition put live music on the center stage of our political discourse? Or will it go the way of other entertainment-based, special interest groups such as Comedians Against Communism and Mothers For A Mime-Free America?

“The ideal candidate,” says Stanton, “is one who can bring the people together in a positive vision of this country’s future despite growing deficits, uncertain international goals and various partisan agendas. Oh, and he should play a musical instrument.”

What? A musical instrument?

“To distract the people while his lips move,” replies Stanton. “Too bad Arnie doesn’t play guitar.”