The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
Election Day is almost upon us here in the states, poll results are all the rage, and our presidential candidates are bending over backward to try to sway small numbers of voters in what we call "swing states." All the counting and re-polling and whispery strategizing is kind of fun to watch in a high-school-gossip sort of way, but I also find it distasteful. I had thought of trying to convince the whole country to join me in a giant pact to always tell every pollster that we're all undecided, so these guys would have no data and would have to run on their actual opinions. Unfortunately, uninformed pandering would probably be even less pleasant than informed pandering. Anyway, the polls claim it will be a close race, so get out there on Tuesday and let your voice be heard, whether you live in a swing state or not. Here's a poem in the meantime:
Hard to Get
I have decided
In the hopes I'll receive
All those candidate visits!
All that flirty attention
Two competitive beaus
I say bring on the doting
Copyright © 2012 by Dave Grossman
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