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Cereal Kyller Donating Member (400 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-15-11 06:26 PM
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Most of the time, it's a choice between the lesser of two evils
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Okay. Three years ago, we voted for Obama. But 2008 was an outlier: You know it, I know it. I voted against Reagan, not for Carter or Mondale. Against Bush I and Bob Dole, not for Dukakis or Clinton. And even though I did have enthusiasm for a Gore Presidency, I'd gauge that 55% of my vote in 2000 was against Bush II. That number jumped to 80% in '04. Obama was the first presidential candidate I ever voted for.

I will vote to reelect the President next year. I may even be voting for him. (I am much more forgiving than some of the badasses here.) But even if I'm voting against Romney or Batshit or Palin, I am totally cool with that. Because it's life.
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  -Most of the time, it's a choice between the lesser of two evils Cereal Kyller  Jul-15-11 06:26 PM   #0 
  - I think I did actually vote FOR Carter, but I voted against McShame/Pscyho Sarah last time...  polichick   Jul-15-11 06:28 PM   #1 
  - I voted against McCain-Palin, too  MissDeeds   Jul-15-11 06:47 PM   #4 
     - I'd love to vote FOR someone again too!  polichick   Jul-15-11 07:44 PM   #5 
  - He was my first "for" vote also, and I'm 68. Kennedy would have  Booster   Jul-15-11 06:30 PM   #2 
  - Me too. I hate Republicans, or, I hate what they want to do  treestar   Jul-15-11 06:40 PM   #3 
  - Yeah...sigh. I'll definitely vote against any Rethug.  Bake   Jul-15-11 08:33 PM   #6 
  - I'm not sold on Mussolini just because Hitler is running.  TheKentuckian   Jul-15-11 08:56 PM   #7 
  - +1  MissDeeds   Jul-15-11 09:12 PM   #8 
  - Like yeah!  jefferson_dem   Jul-15-11 09:14 PM   #9 
  - and Goodhair is just like Hitler!11!!  TheKentuckian   Jul-15-11 09:20 PM   #10 
  - +2!  The Big Vetolski   Jul-15-11 09:25 PM   #11 
  - Shouldn't you be finding a primary opponent instead of making inept comparisons?  great white snark   Jul-16-11 05:04 AM   #17 
  - The magic 8 ball is pessimistic on that. Hasn't been ruled out but not looking good.  TheKentuckian   Jul-16-11 01:07 PM   #19 
  - +1000000  woo me with science   Jul-18-11 08:58 AM   #23 
  - I voted against McPalin lat time, not 'for Obama' as he is  Bluenorthwest   Jul-15-11 09:27 PM   #12 
  - My first eligible vote for a Presidential Election was in 2008.  seeviewonder   Jul-15-11 09:40 PM   #13 
  - How you govern a country that elects 87 teabaggers to congress...  bhikkhu   Jul-15-11 09:51 PM   #14 
  - Its always a choice between the lesser of two evils  BDavinciNY   Jul-16-11 12:44 AM   #15 
  - Wisely spoken  bklyncowgirl   Jul-18-11 08:06 AM   #20 
  - I've been weaving back and forth on this.  nemo137   Jul-16-11 03:20 AM   #16 
  - By its very nature politics is always a murky area  lunatica   Jul-16-11 08:51 AM   #18 
  - Congrats on 400 posts!  bigwillq   Jul-18-11 08:52 AM   #21 
  - I voted "FOR" Obama in 2008, and I'll be voting "FOR" him...  kjackson227   Jul-18-11 08:56 AM   #22 
  - I voted FOR Clinton his first term...  lame54   Jul-18-11 09:08 AM   #24 
  - Why do you assume that everyone voted FOR Obama and not against the Republicans?  Beacool   Jul-18-11 01:24 PM   #25 

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