Inside the lonely building Sits the candidate His speech is typed and ready The hundred-dollar plates Sit on deserted tables Beneath fluorescent light But no one comes to hear him No cheers disturb the night
So where are all the voters? Where the voter's wives? They've all gone to the movies Trying to understand their lives. The candidate is slipping Into some dream of old Not noticing around him A thousand rubber chickens going cold
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Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.