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Don’t vote

I’ve never bought the argument that if you don’t vote, you can’t complain. It goes back to my anarchist days, when I would argue that it made as much sense as saying that by participating in an unjust system, you’ve chosen to give up your right to complain when that system fucks you over. I’m not an anarchist anymore, but I still don’t buy it. You never give up your right to complain.

Neither should you take your vote for granted.

Don’t vote. Watch this:



Mike Huckabee: Chuck Norris Approved

The idea of Mike Huckabee as president makes me more than a little uneasy. But between his entertaining appearance on Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and this “Chuck Norris Approved” ad, he clearly has a certain “wow, he’s a real person” appeal:

(Updated to make my position on Mike Huckabee clear at the outset.)