The Harvey – American Politician Interview

Updated on October 21, 2017

Dr. Chumley will be hosting our interview today. “Which of you would like to start?”

The Politician (TP) tugged arrogantly at his lapels: “I’ll start, after all, I am the star of this interview series. You all know that. If you common folk could only grasp my greatness. You would feel completely overwhelmed that I would put my fabulous life on hold to serve this the greatest country in the world. It is made all the more greatly better since I became the exalted leader.

Harvey: 15 seconds

TP: Oh, dear, Oh dear, Harvey, that is so kind of you to say. You really understand me. How long have we been together now? Since the days I bathed with my Mother, if memory serves correctly. And you know, that with my superior intelligence, that I remember things very well. Even better than anyone in recorded history. Do, you know people follow me around and record what I say, and before you know it, everybody is saying the phrases I invent?

Harvey: 10 seconds

TP: Yes. Yes, indeed. Oh, Harvey. Yes, bigger and grander than most can even imagine. What a pleasure to come and have such a beautiful rabbit waiting for me. You know some of these interviews have not gone so well. The fake news really treats me unfairly, just to sell their papers. They will all eventually fail, or I will shut them down. The people only want to hear me. Not a bunch of made up stories about foreigners. You are white rabbit, so you know exactly what I am talking about. Why do they all attack me? I offer them my most supreme fabulousness. Just the other day, many of those I appointed, and control, went around a table and praised my most excellent self. That was a good morning. Harvey did you happen to see that broadcast?

Harvey: 5 seconds.

TP: Oh, that’s a shame. I have it on tape. You know those ocean sound relaxation tapes? Well, I listen to the unsolicited praise tapes every evening. Then in the morning I tweet my most exalted thoughts. I find it exhilarating to control the narrative of a country. I can do anything. When you are a star, you can do anything. “What’s that Harvey?

Harvey: 10 seconds

TP: When you are as beautiful as I am you can go anywhere you like, with anyone you want, and as for as long as you want. Women, surround me and praise me, want to be with me. Men envy me. It is wonderful to have a friend like you Harvey. I can tell you things. Things locked deep inside.

Harvey: 5 seconds

TP: Yes, of course, I understand that not everyone can be oh so smart. But, they had to change the IQ test, because I learn all the time, and that makes my IQ expand. Higher than even the finest scientists. Harvey, you have so much to learn and I hope you never learn all that I have learned. It is such a burden to carry the responsibility of an omnipotent god. My appetites for the things that mere mortals need has been ever so expanded. Since ancient times, I have been the legend of myths. I am a reflection of my time.

Harvey: 5 seconds

TP: Why do you say that? No, tell me. You mentioned a sanitorium. I told you I’m smart. I know what that means. I am not delusional, I am just a republican. Our strain has been bred to have no sense of humiliation, or empathy. I am the leader of the known universe. A god. Who is above god?

Dr. Chumley: Perhaps we should conclude the interview. I believe it is time for your medication. Harvey, can you lead the TP into the examination room?

TP took the extended arm of Harvey and was led into the examination room to receive his injection of formula 977. The serum was designed to shock TP back to his pre-neurosyphilis madness. It was still in the experimental stages; but with all medical research brought to a halt, it was the last best hope.

Dr. Chumley: “Oh, dear, oh, dear. Down the rabbit hole we went, and the strange and wild places we have been.”

Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

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    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      9 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Gypsy - The present batch of crazy politicians are going to kill many Americans with their policies. They seem hell bent on crashing the economy as well. Thanks for visiting.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      9 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Oh, great hub and music. Yes, I believe we're all being pulled down the rabbit hole by all those crazed politicians and most likely headed for the 19th nervous breakdown along with the Rolling Stones.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Thanks Patty - Harvey sure knows how to dominate an interview.

    • Patty Inglish, MS profile image

      Patty Inglish 

      10 months ago from USA. Member of Asgardia, the first space nation, since October 2016

      Oh LOL x 100!

      I love Harvey more than ever now.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Peg - You have known me for a long time. You know that almost all the music I select is from a very narrow period of time in the '60's and mid '70's. That is the music I am familiar with, though I have been introduced to other music by our HP music guru's.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - You know us wacky writers. They see a situation and explode it beyond all parody. To me it appears that the curtain has been pulled back, and the great and powerful ooze still goes on pretending. People seem to want to be told what to do, I will never understand that.

      In my early background there was no mention of education, my curiosity was filled by books and more books.

      There are times when formula 977 seems like a perfect, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, option. Thanks for 'seeing' some of what I am seeing.

    • PegCole17 profile image

      Peg Cole 

      10 months ago from Dallas, Texas

      Got to love this music, Mike. Brings back the old days when everything was psychedelic, cool and groovy and protests were mostly peaceful.

    • Genna East profile image

      Genna East 

      10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Lol. Well, I'm not sure if I want to laugh or run for cover. Seriously, tho, what is now happening in the White House seems like a surrealistic experience or Twilight Zone at best. When will we finally make it out of this rabbit hole?

      "One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small...go ask Alice. "Feed your head..." the last words in the song, are my favorite. It is surprising how many people choose not to (educate themselves).

      Where is the Formula 977? Or have we already taken it? Great interview, Mike. :-)

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Peg, Of course, you are right.

    • PegCole17 profile image

      Peg Cole 

      10 months ago from Dallas, Texas

      Funny and interesting perspective here. It seems sad that Republicans are portrayed in such a poor light. Perhaps not all of them are bad? Just a thought.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Bill - Happy Saturday. The country is battered with natural disasters and one group is pressing hard to cause an unnatural disaster. We all lived through the wild unregulated calamity which brought us the Great Recession. And here we going attacking one-sixth of the economy without giving it a thought. You can slowly let the air out of a balloon, but we all know what happens when you stick a pin it it.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello mar - I guess I am still steaming over the horrible TP issue in the White House.

      Good morning. I get points for writing something positive, though HP snipped it twice. Once too many, so I took the post down.

      Now, I am again in the realm of darkness.

      Happy weekend to you also. Thanks for the mushrooms. ha

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Paula - As I mentioned, my musical taste never escaped the sixties and part of the seventies. Then my taste for music stopped altogether for a long time. As for Formula 977. I am willing to take a dose or two.

      Without getting hysterical, this adventure down the rabbit hole will never make a children's book. Thanks for the compliment.

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      Bill Holland 

      10 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Ahh, the Airplane before they sold out, with Balin and Slick and the backup players pounding out the truth . . . and then back to reality as only you can deliver us. Bravo!

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Shy - Thank you. The idea for this popped into my head, so I sat down and wrote it in a sitting. I did have to do a tiny bit of research. I appreciate your kind comment. And thanks for the blessings.

    • mckbirdbks profile imageAUTHOR

      mckbirdbks 

      10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Verlie - My musical taste never matured past the sixties. Fortunately, I am trapped amongst the best music ever written. Yes, indeed, the spinning wheel goes round and round and will not stop until into dust we are ground.

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      Maria Jordan 

      10 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Dear Mike,

      I know this interview is about 'The Politician'... yet

      'When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead', it's hard for me to get 'Toilet Paper' out of my head (the reference not the product...) Oh anyway, about those mushrooms...!!!

      And good morning - happy weekend to you too. Hugs, mar

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      Paula 

      10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Pre-neurosyphilis madness....LOL We can safely assume the experimental stage has failed. Alice has left the building.

      I'll pass on the Formula 977. Looks hopeless.

      However, I can listen to Jefferson Airplane, the entire trip down the rabbit hole. That's a shot of 1969 that can heal us! Gracie's a powerhouse!

      Clever, creative as always Magic Mike! Have a special week-end. Paula

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      10 months ago from Texas

      Mike, so happy to see you writing the interviews again. The insane talk sure describes the AH in the WH.

      I have missed your wonderful interviews.

      Blessings always.

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      Verlie Burroughs 

      10 months ago from Canada

      Holy mackerel, good to see you writing as the spinning wheel goes around and around, where it stops nobody knows...And thanks for the psychedelic rock. You rock!

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