Well, well, well. The lesser of two evils became the president of the United States. That’s certainly better than the alternative, although McCain’s concession speech was pretty cool (minus the lame booing).
Elections always fascinate and disgust me. It’s not the voting—countless people have fought and died for the right to vote. It’s not the campaigning—everyone ought to have the right to advocate or advertise for their point of view, and I reserve the right to turn off my radio or television or web browser and utterly ignore those message.
What fascinates and disgusts me is the rabid enthusiasm and hero-worship people have for their desired political leaders. And the venomous hatred each side feels for the others’ points of view.
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