In a burned rubble scene, a reporter comments that he has run out of fuel to burn as he strikes matches. The Democratic donkey suggests burning the cue card he is holding because Uncle Sam has dozed off in a rocking chair.
The Democratic donkey, dressed as a baseball coach, summons former U.S. Senator Gary Hart onto the field. The other Democratic presidential candidates, dressed as baseball players, sit on the bench, some of which having sustained injuries. They include Joe Biden, Dick Gephardt, Michael Dukakis, Paul Simon, Jesse Jackson, Al Gore, and Bruce Babbitt.
A giant octopus surrounds President Ronald Reagan as he steers a ship. The octopus, called \Congress,\ has tentacles with different political issues written on them, such as \contra aid,\ \budget,\ \trade legislation,\ and \Supreme Court.\
Businessmen in a crowded elevator simultaneously sneeze and appear ill. They represent locations such as the NYSE, Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, and Frankfurt. One businessman, wearing an \Investor\ nametag, is the only one not sneezing.
Four U.S. military veterans raise an American flag labeled \Vets\ in the style of the iconic \Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima\ photograph. Two of the veterans are are injured. They raise the flag in front of a building whose sign reads \Dow Chemical Co. and Others.\ A flyer on the ground reads \Agent Orange Settlement.\