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Advice: I'm liberal with a Republican fetish. Is that creepy?
I am afflicted with a persistent sexual fantasy that I'd rather not have. In recent years, I have developed a slightly unhinged attraction to Republicans. I'm your typical college-educated, urban-elitist lefty. I want saved whales, married gays and socialized everything. But when a cute girl tells me that Ronald Reagan is her personal savior, I am sent into a sexual frenzy. I feel it important to clarify what this bizarre fetish is not; it is not "hate [bleep]ing," nor is it one of those opposite-attracts, tension-filled things. It's much more of a role-playing thing, because in the fantasy I am right-wing too. I have sought out such women online, and I have behaved unethically by lying to them, but it really doesn't work without the lying.
Anna Pulley, @annapulley
October 17, 2012