Politicians Fight for America
This is the first election since 1952 that an incumbent President or
Vice President hasn’t been in the general election. Which might explain
why a woman, a black man, a Mormon, a television star, two guys who
believe in aliens, and a gay hating preacher have all thrown their hats
into the presidential race.
The White House is up for grabs and over the last year the Democrats
and the Republicans have spent tens of millions of dollars to convince
American voters that the 2008 election is about change. And the truth
is I don’t know what that means because the one certainty of this
election is that at the end of 2008 there will be a brand new President
sitting in the oval office. That is change.
Change does not always have to be dramatic. It can be subtle and
unassuming. It doesn’t need a new face or voice. Because change comes
from action not words. But unfortunately our politicians and pundits
have become obsessed with capitalizing on the backlash from the last
eight years that they’ve lost site of the issues and instead focus on
So I don’t care if the next president is a woman or a smut peddling
cripple; I just want to know that I’m not going to lose my house in a
recession. That my job won’t get shipped to China. And that my
fundamental rights as an American won’t be stripped away by some secret
Honestly, I don’t think that’s asking too much.