Sometimes, I don't vote.
Most of us have been told since grade school that the most patriotic thing you can do for your country is vote. So, I made it a point to vote at every election. It didn't matter if it was a national or local election. I felt it was my civic duty to vote, so, I voted.
Until recently, I'd walk into the voting booth without even knowing who's on the ballot. I'd pull the levers for familiar sounding names, names I may remember seeing on a lawn sign or on a flyer sent in the mail.
When in doubt, I'd pick whatever names were in my party, without knowing the first thing about who they were, or what they stood for.
Does this sound familiar? Have you ever cast a vote for somebody without knowing anything about them?
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