Another busy day, so here’s a quick link to a fine story from the ProJo. My neighbor was ‘poll spotting’ this Tuesday and I ran into her as she checked off names. She said, ‘I’d walk through fire to vote.’
We claim to export democracy, and love the ‘purple fingers’ in the photos from Iraq, where voting is dangerous. But something isn’t right at home. Too many of us surrender the vote, and fail to participate.
But this story is a bright spot– interviewing voters at the polls–
What a Democracy is All About by G. Wayne Miller.