The Logic Behind The American Vote

Some toilet paper is scented. Most toilet paper is flushed. It follows, some flushed toilet paper will smell good:

gag 1 |gag|
noun
a joke, especially one forming part of a comedy act.
ORIGIN mid 19th cent. (originally theatrical slang): of unknown origin.

or

gag 2 |gag|
verb
choke or retch: he gagged at the septic tank’s aroma.
ORIGIN Middle English: perhaps related to Old Norse gagháls ‘with the neck thrown back,’ or imitative of a person choking.

Either preceding definition fits candidates of either party, in what amounts to a case of ‘you can have your joke and we’ll force feed it to you too.’ Subsequently, in American politics, the expression ‘gag me’ should primarily be a case of:

double entendre |ˌdo͞obl ˌänˈtändrə|
noun (pl. double entendrespronunc.same)
a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is usually risqué or indecent.
ORIGIN late 17th cent.: from obsolete French (now double entente), ‘double understanding.’

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