Video: Metaphor of the day

It’s the MySpace equivalent of “Moby Dick” — a metaphor for something, obviously, but what? The effects of Bush’s Iraq missteps on the GOP’s election chances? The erosion of the soul denied the iPhone it’s been pining for? The melting confidence of the blogger whose traffic continues to drag? What?

I think this is going to be my bad-news counterpart to the humpbot video.