The problem with Teflon is that Teflon peels, eventually. But you see? Rust never sleeps.
Teflon fails quickly when hard tools touch it. You see, when there is a Republican holding the Highest Office in the Land, the non-Fox media at least objects marginally to the actions of the Hierarchy. The Left, however breaks out the big tools – questions tough as nails, tries to scrape away the facade with steel wool investigations. Teflon barely worked for Ronnie. Teflon was an epic fail for Bush the lesser.
Clinton had Teflon, though the Left used softer tools on him, like nylon flippers for NAFTA. But in the end, the harder tools of the Right made Teflon “suck” for him, so to speak. Even many on the Left were turned off by that affair.
So, you see, they needed better cover. Some how they had to electrify the process to create an impenetrable coating for the Hierarchy. They needed a coating that was not only surface veneer, but something that would create a reaction that hardened the actual base itself in such a way nothing would ever stick. Yes, yes, electrify the base, create a whole new brand of “change” to keep the inner workings coated in such a way nothing would get through. Enter Stage “Right”….