Yesterday was the New Hampshire Primary. Having spent a crazy day working in Boston battling I-95 traffic in both directions, I wasn’t planning on going to vote. I’m a Democrat, which effectively means the primary is null; Vermin Supreme just didn’t do it for me.
I’m pretty glad I decided to go vote because Barack Obama (read: whomever runs his Twitter account) retweeted the picture I took of my ballot! Continue reading
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. This does not detract from the fact that Thanksgiving is a terrible, horrible day when we celebrate gluttony and awkwardly ignore the fact of Native American genocide in favor of watching football and eating a turkey who probably spent its life in a fetid coop unable to move. Details!
I’m quite fond of this video, which Wonkette posts each year, along with some sharp snark about the sad sorry state of American politiculture.