As we know, Democrats and Republicans fixate on different polls.
Perhaps it takes a motivation of that kind for a man to fixate on something the way Scannon does.
I kept hoping that if I ignored him, he would get bored and fixate on someone else, like his fiancée.
fixate fix·ate (fĭk'sāt')
v. fix·at·ed, fix·at·ing, fix·ates
To make fixed, stable, or stationary.
To focus one's eyes or attention on.
To develop a fixation; become attached to in an immature or neurotic way.