A new student comes to Springfield Elementary called Isabel Gutierrez, who is Lisa's intellectual equal. Lisa and Isabel become fast best friends but things take a left turn when they realize they have different political views - Isabel is a republican. They end up running against each other in the second-grade election, and then we flash to the future where they're engaged in an actual presidential debate - and Anderson Cooper is the moderator.
Did You Know?
The opening Silly Simpsony is a takeoff on Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies (a series of music-based cartoons) an, in particular, 'Music Land,' which dramatized the conflict between classic music and jazz with anthropomorphic instruments. See more
It's quite a sight watching Lisa Simpson being knocked out of her high horse.
This isn't over.
And back on the saddle she goes.
References The Kids Are Alright
Hold Me Now
Written by Tom Bailey
, Alannah Currie
, and Joe Leeway
Performed by Thompson Twins See more