California is the swingiest of swing states. In recent memory, two Republican presidents were governors here. Now it is bluer than the balls of all those fratboys voting for Sarah Palin. Even though the Presidential election in this state is a foreground conclusion, you still get a lot of mail
Especially egregious is the phone book the city of SF gave me. Not that the California ballot measures were that thin either. Luckily, I had a stomach flu this morning, so I had time to read and research this stuff.
There was no line at my polling place. It was next to Trader Joe’s.
Yes, I voted for “That One.”
After I scanned in my ballots, I grabbed an “I Voted!” sticker. At the street corner an old lady noticed me holding it and thanked me.
I’ve never been more proud to be living in America.
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This is a day to remember.
Too bad about proposition 8 though. I heard there was a lot of mail from both sides of the issue.
@Chris Shiflett Good luck finding a newspaper. 😉
@Ray I called that one. The loss should serve as a reminder that the march against ignorance and intolerance is not over just because we elected someone president. 😉
I can think of only one governor of California who became President of the USA, Ronald Reagan. Who is the other?
@Michael Smith: You’re right. I’m getting senile. Nixon lost to Pat Brown. 🙂 He was, however, a congressman and senator from the state before being elected 37th president.