what the American elections have devolved to. From my remove it seems quite simple: nominally You The People will be voting for the lesser of two evils, for the most innocuous of two horrors, for whichever ghastly wannabe demigod seems the least … ghastly.
YOU, YOU LUCKY DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE
(SFX: insert cheerleaders here please: “Democracy! Democracy! Rah-rah-rah!”)
have found yourselves in a no-horse race and possibly voting for neither but definitely voting against the one you perceive the most worst.
IF THE GOON
in office were simply a powerless figurehead (the supreme ‘be nice to’ in an expensive symbolic pecking order) it wouldn’t be so bad. Sadly: it ain’t.
person in the past observed “You get the government you deserve.”
But because I never vote no-one can ever blame me. Yet still I get the government YOU deserve; no justice.
HERE, HAVE SOME NICE
snippets I snup trying to track that quote to source. I Flubbed…
No-one, whether they vote or not, deserves the outright nutcases they too often do get—
isn’t it, when you feel compelled to get out there and vote … against someone?