Tag Archives: early voting

Extremely Cautiously Optimistic

There is a long way between here and Election Day, let alone any possible shenanigans afterwards, but I’m feeling extremely cautiously optimistic and I’d like to share my thoughts on that topic with you today.

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A Hat

Today is Super Tuesday. I’ll probably write about the primary results later this week but for today I will simply inform you that living in North Carolina I availed myself of the opportunity to in-person early vote. (Yes, I put my votes where my endorsements are voting for Joe Biden, Josh Stein and Jeff Jackson.) But today I want to talk about something else and the catalyst was the hat a man was wearing as I exited and he entered the local Y last Friday morning.

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Vote For Me

As planned, Thursday morning I voted early. About a week prior to that I printed out a sample ballot and did my research. I didn’t expect to feel comfortable voting for many, if any, Republicans but I still wanted to give everyone on the ballot a look. I was surprised at just how bad many of the GOP candidates were. It’s not a local problem.

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Divert, Delay, Dissuade

I saw this coming. In fact, I have warned of it before in this column. On Monday Trump’s hand picked RNC Chair, Ronna McDaniel, (she dropped the Romney middle name when Trump became uncomfortable with it despite her blood relation to Mitt Romney) told Breitbart News that the Republican party had recruited over 45,000 poll watchers in battleground states for the 2022 elections. This has nothing to do with the advertised integrity and everything to do with voter intimidation and other undemocratic intents.

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