Then I started wondering....
5. He's running a sweatshop using illegal aliens to make Inconvenient Truth DVDs.
4. He's doing experiments reviving corpses he's stolen from graves in the greater Nashville area so they can vote in Florida (where it's legal).
3. He needs electricity to fuel his vast charisma. (that can't be it)
2. Two words: GROW-OP.
1. Tipper doesn't believe in batteries.