Act 1 Scene 1.
Rancho del Cielo, California. June 1980.
RONNIE: [darkly] That mother####er George Bush.
NANCY: What is it dear?
RONNIE: The bastard made a crack about Ron Junior being a ballet dancer and about Patti being a goddamn radical lesbian.
NANCY: [coldly] She IS.
RONNIE: Well, sugar-plum, I KNOW that. And I know that Ron Juniorís a fairy. But itís not for gaoddamn George Bush to point it out at a briefing!
NANCY: Well, why donít you start taking the fight to George Bush for Godís sake!
RONNIE: How, honeybun?
NANCY: Well, attack him by attacking his family!
RONNIE: Barbara? Awwww, now, sugar, you know I havenít attacked any woman since Ethel Rosenberg ---
NANCY: No, you DUNDERHEAD! I mean, attack that idiot son of his.
RONNIE: Which one?
NANCY: George Junior, you senile old fool! The one they call Dubya! The one who went AWOL during the Vietnam War.
RONNIE: The deserter?
RONNIE: Oh I couldnít do that, Nancy!
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