I have long been interested in the presidential campaign. As more primaries and caucuses occur, and as candidates drop out and the race narrows, I get even more interested. It seems to me that it really does make a difference who our president is. I do believe that where we are today is different than where we would have been with a different president–both for good and for ill.
One reason many people do not vote is because they believe all of the candidates are deeply flawed. I wish more satisfactory candidates were available. However, I think this isn’t a reason for not being involved, because flawed as they are, the candidates do offer very different choices. Continue reading