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3. In A Clockwork Orange, Malcolm McDowell is strapped in with his eyes propped open and forced to watch images until he was "cured." If you could give President Obama, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Leader Harry Reid the "Clockwork Orange treatment," what movie would you make them watch?

Soylent Green, because that’s what the world will look like if they’re not cured

4. What pop culture souvenir do you own that people would be surprised to learn that you cherish?

I have an old Nehru jacket that was very cool 40 years ago.

5. What's your current “guilty pleasure” non-news television show?

Storage Wars

6. What’s the best present you ever received as a child?

My first bicycle

7. What was the first rock concert you ever attended and where did you sit and who went with you?

Bruce Springsteen, nose bleed section, my wife

8. What advice do you remember your mother or father giving you? Did you take it?

Always wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident. Yes.

9. If Republicans and Democrats had theme songs for 2012 what would they be?

Republicans: “Happy Days Are Here Again”; Democrats: “The Party’s Over”

10. What’s the coolest thing you’ve been able to do because of your role in the political arena?

Ride on Air Force One and eat pizza with President Bush

11. What books are on your summer reading list?

I was given 3 copies of President Bush’s book, Decision Points, for Christmas, so I better read one of them before I get asked about it.

12. Tell me about the moment you decided to enter the political arena.

I had a Nixon/Lodge sticker on my red wagon and helped my mom deliver flyers when I was 5.

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Lisa De Pasquale

Lisa De Pasquale is is a writer in Alexandria, VA. Miss De Pasquale was previously the director of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), where she oversaw all aspects of the conference from June 2006 to April 2011. Prior to CPAC, she was the program director of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute. In 2010, she was named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns & Elections magazine in their annual list of top political leaders under 35. She has written articles for Townhall.com and Townhall Magazine, Human Events, The Daily Caller, Washingtonian, the St. Augustine Record, The Washington Times, The Houston Chronicle, and the Tallahassee Democrat. Originally from Florida, Miss De Pasquale received a B.A. from Flagler College in St. Augustine.

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