C’mon Marianne

Political sadist satirist Jim Treacher predicts that our 46th President will be, um, Marianne Williamson, and here are some reasons why:

1. She can dance. Remember who the Dems nominated in 2016? Remember her dancing?

Which would be a good argument for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as #47. Juat saying.

2. She says lots of things that connect with the American people.

And this is where we came in:

3. She’s hot. Marianne Williamson isn’t just hot for a 66-year-old woman, she’s just plain hot-hot. Have we ever really had a hot president? I know a lot of people said this guy, but I never saw it. No offense to President Trump, but Marianne is way hotter. Time for an upgrade!

Marianne Williamson on a, um, love seat

Marianne Williamson putting in a day's work

Marianne Williamson seems happy

Said she in Healing the Soul of America (1997):

It is a task of our generation to recreate the American politeia, to awaken from our culture of distraction and re-engage the process of democracy with soulfulness and hope. Yes, we see there are problems in the world. But we believe in a universal force that, when activated by the human heart, has the power to make all things right. Such is the divine authority of love: to renew the heart, renew the nations, and ultimately, renew the world.

Number 4, Jim: she can use words like “politeia” and not sound ridiculous.

A brief meditation (not quite 4:30):

(Title courtesy of the 4 Seasons.)


  1. fillyjonk »

    2 July 2019 · 6:24 pm

    something something government that we deserve something….

    (wanders off grumbling Calvinistically)

  2. McGehee »

    2 July 2019 · 6:52 pm

    That 1997 excerpt couldn’t be used in Buzzword Bingo because half of those playing would win before the end of the first sentence.

  3. CGHill »

    3 July 2019 · 7:16 pm

    Then again, she did make the cut for the next set of debates (though “debates” is hardly the word for them).

  4. Roger O Green »

    4 July 2019 · 12:39 pm

    Theologically, it’s not so alien to a lot of mainline Protestant theology. Being a vessel of they peace. In any case, it’s far better than some recent iterations of faith I’ve seen in the public discourse.

  5. The Other McCain »

    8 July 2019 · 8:01 am

    Rule 5 Sunday: Cynthia Kirchner

    […] Proof Positive’s Vintage Babes of the Week are Patriots. At Dustbury, it’s Marianne Williamson and Kirsten Vangsness.[…]

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