Facts about PED:
PED feeds on bipartisanship.
Lobbyists are naturally resistant to PED.
PED may affect up to 95 percent of partisans during election time, but affects less than a third of all Independents.
Douchebags are 10 times more likely to get PED.
Network news makes it worse.
PED can cause rioting, especially in developing African countries.
PED does affect politicians, but such cases are quickly cured by lobbyists.
During off-years PED survives in San Fransisco.
registered independent: "Man, you got Positive Election Disease really bad."