The anxiety one feels upon overhearing someone say something 'patriotic' that in reality, is terrifying.
The political heebie-jeebies.
"Usually I can just tune out Dale's rants about China but when he suggested Glen Beck run for president I got the yankee doodles."
Marcia: I might have voted for John McCain but there was just something in his smile that gave me the yankee doodles.
Louis: You base who you vote for off of their smiles? It's people like you who insist on beauty pageant elections that give me the yankee doodles.