I went and voted in the primary’s on last Tuesday. “Super Tuesday” they call it.
It is the day that the political parties decide who will be running against one another in Novembers big Presidential Election. After talking with a several people, it occured
to me that some people don’t even pay attention to any of the important issues before they vote.
I also found out that others were motivated by guess what? Yeah you guessed it,
the matter of ethnic origins of the candidates or “Race”. It didn’t matter WHAT they stood for or what platform they used to run their race from, for some that was a motiviating factor. And still others simply vote their political party. Right or wrong, good or bad. No matter WHAT they stand for or their belief systems, They are diehard Democratic or Republican. Some people didn’t even vote at all. “Why,” you say? Because this race simply was not interesting enough to even get envolved with. Hmmm.
At the poles, they also asked everyone “Are you voting Republican or Democratic?” I told them that was not any of their business. And why did they need to know. That is a personal a private decision that I have the right to make on my own. If I decided to choose a different candidate each time based on their plateform that is my Constitutional right. Is this what our Democratic process has come to? Was I wrong for doing that? Hmmm.
So here is they question.
Should a person stand so strongly with a political party if the don’t actually believe in the phylosophy of the party or candidate? Do you think it is right for the board of elections to ask people what their voting choice is before they give them a ballot?
And lastly, what do YOU think of this up coming Presidential election?
Now, tell us what you think.