Election Day harkens the need for wisdom and reflection. The mishmash below, a combination of insight and >>WTF?<<, should add some buoyancy to your ballot-casting activities: "The ballot is stronger than the bullet." Abe Lincoln. (Props to Scootmandubious.)
“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” Warren Buffett
“I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family.” George W. Bush
“The one thing I want my kids to remember about me is that I was an athlete. The hell with the rest of this stuff.” Joe Biden
“As Putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the United States of America, where do they go? It’s Alaska.” Sarah Palin
“I would vote for a Muslim if he or she was the best candidate able to lead the country and defend our political values.” John McCain
“I’ve been called worse on the basketball court. Its not a big deal.” Barack Obama
“America today is a confused society, caught up in a terror war, a culture war, and a media war, where honesty and professional standards have vanished.” Bill O’Reilly
“I believe democracy is our greatest export. At least until China figures out a way to stamp it out of plastic for three cents a unit.” Stephen Colbert
“I can’t wait for it to be over.” Random lady in a doctor’s waiting room, this morning.
May your polling place be uncrowded, and your free Starbucks coffee refreshing.