One election thought, and one only

Look, for a variety of reasons, I’m not voting tomorrow. This is not a political blog, so I don’t want to go into detail why, but I have one thought before this time tomorrow night, when it will be all over except for the suing —

I’ve never given the Jeremiah Wright flap any particular currency, and I still don’t. I don’t want to get derailed by that either, I just want to make this particular observation: what does it say about us that we can so easily accept the idea that somebody went to a particular church for years and years and years and didn’t pay any attention to the sermons?

Just a thought. Vote, pray, or both.


4 Responses to “One election thought, and one only”

  1. 1 Anna 4 November 2008 at 12:24 am

    I can understand not voting for the federal stuff, but why not voting for local stuff?

  2. 2 Richard Barrett 4 November 2008 at 7:05 am

    The next place where I am an intentional long-term resident, I will make more of a point of doing that. I sort of feel that, since I don’t know how long I’ll be in Bloomington yet, I can’t responsibly vote when I may or may not be around to have to deal with the outcome.


  3. 3 Frank Pesci 4 November 2008 at 11:10 am

    I don’t pay attention to sermons.
    hope yer well!


  4. 4 Richard Barrett 4 November 2008 at 1:29 pm

    Frank, if I don’t get to make you nachos soon, I will be very cranky.

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