Wednesday, November 08, 2006

      ( 7:04 AM ) teahouse
The Muck and Mire of Politics

This is an emotional post for me.

Yesterday I voted.

I meant to vote in the morning, but I overslept, and then had to do the long commute to and from work.

Then I had to work late, and by the time I got to the public school where I vote, it was half an hour until it closed. I was one of the last people to vote.

But I did it!

Then I did my usual Election Day ritual - I went home and had a glass of wine and watched my DVD of Iron Jawed Angels.

By the end, I was bawling, as I always end up when I watch this movie.

If you don't understand why, watch the movie! Hilary Swank gives an unbelievable performance.

After you've seen it, you'll understand why I vote. Why we should all vote.

I'm getting emotional just thinking about it again.



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