Insurance is a large and varied industry, and frequently plays the heavy and bogeyman, especially the health insurers.
Franken's prominence comes at a time in which Republicans have struggled to find an easy Democratic bogeyman.
Hamas remains the bogeyman, much as the PLO was, before Madrid and Oslo, but with some crucial differences.
What went before, an interim framework agreement that caused a great deal of controversy, is no longer the bogeyman.
Decoding the laugh track of the CNN Debate in Arizona, featuring references to George Costanza and bogeyman Mike Dukakis.
Which explains the recent appearance of a bogeyman in the culture wars designed to distract from pressing economic realities.
The opposition needs to gets its act together quickly if the bogeyman of sectarian division is to be avoided.
“China has replaced Japan as the bogeyman of East Asia in terms of international investment,” said Milhaupt.