People have expressed concerns - isn't there some law against the undead running for public office?
The Constitution offers no specific prohibition against zombies serving their country. In fact, the majority of the Administration is already composed of the undead. It is a little known fact that Secretary of State Colin Powell is the only cabinet-level member that still has a beating heart.
Zombie Reagan, however, cannot become President, because he has already served two terms in that office. If George W. Bush were to die during his second term (say, by being eaten by Zombie Reagan), three options exist: the Speaker of the House would be elevated to the Presidency, Congress would convene to elect a new President or the President would undergo the zombification process and complete his term.
Will Zombie Reagan require the brains of the living to feast on?
Yes. However, enough Young Republicans have volunteered to donate the ones they aren’t using that this will not be an issue.
Is Zombie Reagan really that much of an advantage? Doesn’t John Kerry have the zombie vote locked up?
No. John Kerry, in fact, isn’t really a zombie. He is more akin to Frankenstein’s Monster, built out of parts stolen from graveyards under cover of night. He simply claims to be a zombie for political advantage.
Of course, Zombie-Reagan retains all of his media savvy. He's gone on tour with notoriously liberal announcers, not likely to be particularly friendly to his return to
Here's a transcript:
Larry King Live
[Transcript courtesy CNN.]
KING: BRAAAAINS! BRAAAAINS!
ZOMBIE REAGAN: BRAAAINS! BRAAAAINS!
KING: BRAAAAINS! BRAAAAAINS!
ZOMBIE REAGAN: BRAAAINS!
I for one am glad to see that the Bush Administration is so willing to