Politics isn’t confusing. You have a choice of being screwed by one of two gorillas and one is considerate enough to use lube. Now choose.
You agree to sound convincing when you lie about changing and I agree to believe you. Formalities over, let’s get this relationship started.
It’s confusing for me too, but I don’t need your money so you’re going to have to be a nice guy if this is going to work out.