my own stupidity reminded me of the old Moron joke about two horses, now generally told as a blonde joke.
Here is an even newer version of the joke.
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George Soros bought two toy politicians and decided to run them both for President.
He needed to distinguish them in some way, so he could target the advertising and the talking-point-heads for each "party" in a way that didn't look too obviously predictable.
So he started watching his two purchases.
One of them said "We should not torture enemy prisoners!" and George Soros decided this would be a good way to separate them. But then the other purchase also said "We should not torture enemy prisoners!" and Soros was lost again.
Soros noticed one of his new toys was campaigning in hostile countries while ignoring the United States. He said "Aha! Here's a distinguishing point!" But then the other toy also campaigned in hostile countries while ignoring the United States.
Soros observed that one toy was fond of saying "We should not build walls to keep out immigrants! We should welcome everyone!" and he marked this down as a good distinguishing point. But then the other toy said "We must tear down the walls that divide Christians, Muslims and Jews!" and Soros was again befuddled.
Soros heard one toy saying "Global warming is real! We must destroy the American economy and spend many trillions of dollars in order to slow down Global Warming!" And Soros thought "Well, finally a distinction that I can use." But then the other toy also said "Global Warming is a desperate crisis! We must destroy the American economy and spend many trillions of dollars to slow it down!" And Soros was lost again.
Finally Soros figured it out! He finally had a way to distinguish his new toys! What was it? The black one is younger
than the white one!