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Response to pinto (Original post)

Sun Apr 29, 2012, 12:41 PM

36. It would radically change American, and will never happen here.



When working for an Australian company in Bangkok my boss once showed me how he dealt with it. Living in Bangkok he could have avoided it legally, voted at the embassy or just send in a note.

Instead he wrote a note using his non writing hand to mimic a barely literate voter detailing all of the calamities that had occurred to him in the last two weeks, including trying to find his 78 year old mother who had run off with a 24 year old Italian giggalo. Each election would bring another letter and I imagine that the bureacracy responsible for election excuses kept them, circulated them and treasured them for the works of art that they were.

He wasn't from Alice Springs, he just acted like it.

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