"It's a magic green jacket. I can put it on today and, suddenly, my mind
shifts back to the left. I start thinking like a Democrat, feeling a
strange accompanying hunger for brown rice."
--From a David Brooks column
in which he takes the perspective of a Democrat through the conceit of wearing his old, green Army jacket
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