Which is explained thusly:
What's REALLY mysterious about that picture is the unexplained planet that is amazingly close to the sun. Is it the CounterEarth? It probably is.
"You pretty much have to expect, when you come into my office, that at some point you are going to end up talking about a grizzly bear walking a tightrope over the Grand Canyon."
REPORTER: "Mr. Pagel, would you agree with your opponent that you are grossly unqualified to hold any position, let along governor?"
ME: "It's that kind of attitude that is holding our schools back from providing a quality education. I don't know why my opponent and you don't want our kids to get a quality education, but I won't stand for it. I want our kids educated!"
CROWD: *cheers wildly, elects me, fails to notice when I then take four consecutive years off for vacation.*