It's not exactly about TV, but ...
MALIA: Daddy, it's great that you're raising everybody's allowance. But The Wall Street Journal says that the national debt is about to hit $13.8 trillion. How are you going to pay for that? Are we going to have to sell Bo?
OBAMA: Dammit, Joe, you're fired as the First Bedtime-Story Reader!
SASHA: Oh, Daddy, don't do that! We love Uncle Joe's scary stories -- remember the one about how we were all going to die of the swine flu?
BIDEN: Girls, you forgot to tell your dad that the deficit story had a happy ending, where we raise taxes 25 percent to pay for everything.
OBAMA (snorting): Great idea, Joe. Why don't we just call the legislation the Tea Party Recruitment Act of 2010?
PELOSI: Mr. President, what if I told you we could raise everybody's taxes 25 percent and they wouldn't even notice?
OBAMA (intrigued): Is this like one of those Vegas hypnotist shows where the guy gets women to take their clothes off? Bill Clinton is always raving about those.
PELOSI: This is even better. It's called the value-added tax. Dick Nixon explained it to me.
MALIA Progressive politicians taking policy advice from Nixon -- now that's a scary bedtime story!
Yes, boys and girls, a Nixon boogeyman has returned to haunt us, and the Obama administration summoned it back from the grave. Read my full op-ed column in Tuesday's Miami Herald.