Posts tagged "Independent Voters"

Election 2012: There is only one question to consider...

Election 2012:  There is only one question to consider...
What strikes me most about the presidential election season of 2012 is how relatively civil it has been. Yes, there have been controversies over taxes, embassy bombings, Big Bird, the humane treatment of animals, and NPR.  Yet, all things being considered, with the exception of the man-fight that almost took place during the second presidential... Read more »

The Imaginary Presidential Campaign of 2012: Obama’s Opportunity at the DNC

The Imaginary Presidential Campaign of 2012:  Obama’s Opportunity at the DNC
Things that interest me more than this election: A.) Churning butter. B.) The inhumane torture of white doves. C.) How to make a straw broom (naked) without offending Amish people. The truth is that I have followed every single presidential campaign since I was three years old.  It’s not that I was destined to be... Read more »
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