In any case, Matt Bailey, in his usual insightful, articulate manner, sets us straight on socialism, politics, and priorities:
SILK PURSES AND SOWS' EARS
Quibcag: I found an illustration of the most Japanese character I can think of, Isumi Saginomiya, of Hayate the Combat Butler (ハヤテのごとく! Hayate no Gotoku!).