– WE ALL LOVE EVIL! –
We all love Francis. Right? Oh come on, admit it. 2 murders later, a dozen of blackmails and a countless hits below the belt, you still root for this guy to become Vice President, to win the election, to recover. Shame on you? Well that too, but also bad is sexy, if done with style.
– WOMEN, WE ARE BEAUTIFULLY COMPLEX CREATURES! –
Claire. A charitable entrepreneur. A tell-all adulteress. An honest activist. An ambitious ruthless competitor. A reliable supporter. A heartless daughter and wife. She is not schizophrenic. I am becoming (schizophrenic), as I am watching all the aspects of her personality.
– YOU ONLY NEEED ONE VERY LOYAL PERSON TO CONQUER THE WORLD! –
You don’t need many. Just one. But a good one. One that would give his liver. One that would kill a couple of debutants on the way. One that will deliver your blackmails to the right people. One like… Stamper.
– DON’T MIX BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE! –
Otherwise train. Rails. One with the train rails. This is where you end up. Anna Karenina knows it. Zoe also knows it now. And yes. A push-up bra and a tee always work. Every time. Again till the train passes. Over you.
– IT IS OK TO “SLEEP” WITH THE “HELP”! –
Under the condition they are as handsome and hot as Meechum. Ah and as long as you share with your spouse.
– THERE ARE NO GOOD PEOPLE REALLY! –
There are only people who had not had the chance to show you how bad they can be. Take Dunbar for example. She starts full of ideals and moral values and the respective preaching, only to buy eventually anyone who has up for sold and to execute the biggest blackmail ever. Good person, my ash.
WHEN YOU ARE THE PRESIDENT OF THE USA, EVERYTHING IS ALLOWED! –
Even smoking indoors. At the workplace. The White House. From just a puff to a whole ciggy, you don’t have to get outside. Just get your fags from the bowl on the top shelf or the top drawer on the left and enjoy.
– YOU HAVE TO ALWAYS RESPECT THE BRIEF! –
Now is Francis unfair in this case? The book was supposed to be about America Works. Did anybody ask for a novel on the relationship of the President with the First Lady? Man, you did not follow the instructions. You want to write a book about a complex marriage? Write about Kim and Kanye. Ok this is not a real marriage. Fine. Find another one. But not the presidential couple!!!
– HOOKERS GET THE JOB DONE. EVERY TIME! –
He was tall. And handsome. And fit. And hairy. And charming. And smart. And ambitious. And an alcoholic. And in control. And the right hooker took it all away at once. Not the first one. The last one. Yes, Peter had a thing for prostitutes. And the one at Portland was really good. I can testify that Peter tried hard to resist, to save everything, but the girl was just… good.
– KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! –
You spend hours and hours listening to your friend’s bitching, bad mouthing, secrets, sins, confessions. Because you are a friend. Even if you are bored, you listen. Even if you are disgusted, you listen. And you hope that good God will compensate you in this or the next life for this beautiful gesture of yours. Well, not anymore. I mean you don’t have to wait till the next life to be compensated for this. You can use all these secrets, all this knowledge to a get ahead, to achieve your noble (or not) goals in life, to engage your “friend” to help you, to work harder than you for your own success. Blackmailing goes a long way nowadays. But remember NOT to reveal any of your own sins (although I’m sure, you, yourself, you don’t have any).