You can't parody such times as these.
A few days ago I was out walking with my dog (whose innocent name I won't sully by mentioning in such a foul and murderous context as politics) when it struck me that, for a lark, and since the two entities in question can't seem to muster any actual disagreement with one another, I ought to publicly propose that Obama select as his running mate John McCain.
Then he went and did.
... the batshit insane notion of incorporating the former Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia into NATO never panned out?
Because guess what? If it had, you'd be at war with Russia now.
Russia, in case you've missed the last century somehow, has strategic thermonuclear weapons and the means to deliver them.
Feel better now?