Nothing about this even remotely reminds me of politics. It's so eensy and it makes a really annoying buzzing as it flies around, it may as well be a little brother. But I can think of so many useful applications for this... especially in a cube-farm. Must have one and attach a teensy little camera to it. Check out The Swarming:
For $24.99 at ThinkGeek, how you gonna resist? The remote only moves it up and down, so, y'know, even I can operate it.
I need a cat to torment with it. Heh.