In fact, it sounds quite the opposite. Biafra rails on about so much civic nonsense that he sounds like your average "spin" guy for any other political cause -- only they don't call them "field recordings"; they call them "talking points" nowadays. In fact, it's close to insulting that Biafra could put out such uninteresting material and pawn it off as something meaningful, when ultimately it becomes its own dull, overblown political commercial. You'd expect more from a former punk prima donna. When all is said and done, Biafra succeeds in making the best argument against his own political viability when, early in disc one, he callously and with an audible smirk states: "How desperate is it when people are willing to elect a professional wrestler as governor?" Which may lead the listener to the obvious answer: almost as desperate as when they'll listen to a marginally noted punk-rock singer spout off his unoriginal political views.