October 22, 2008

Thank God, the election will be over in just two weeks. I don’t know about you, but at this point I just want it over. I’ve long given up hope that this country will come to its collective senses and say no to Brack Obama and his “Hope And Change Traveling Medicine Show”, but even the most die-hard optimist has got to think the odds, at least right now, are against John McCain and Sarah Palin.

You have to realize that 2008 is a “perfect storm” for Democrats – the nation is tired of eight years of George W. Bush and his pathetic failed Presidency, the Wall Street meltdown, a charismatic and dynamic political figure capable of stirring the hearts and imaginations of a fair number of ignorant voters, a mainstream media completely and utterly in the tank to alleviate its collective liberal guilt by putting an unqualified and untested African-American in the White House, and an unprecedented voter fraud operation committed to doing whatever it takes to put him there.

Like it or not, those are the facts.

Truth is, the only dynamic even keeping this race close at this point is Sarah Palin. Had John MCain picked Mitt Romney, or Rudy Giuliani, or any number of white-bread Republican governors or congressmen, he’d be down a dozen or more points in all the polls. But his choice of Palin has energized his base and countless numbers of working mothers and soccer moms who identify with her. Is she enough to make a difference?

Who knows? And believe, not even the pollsters do.

Which is why I’m just gonna play my surf music, pay my credit cards down, try not to get laid off, and seek the holy solitude of a loving, forgiving, and merciful God in my daily prayer offices and the refuge of Roman Catholicism. I’ve already voted early, so there’s nothing more I can do. Come election night, I’ll open a nice bottle of wine, stay as far away from the Internet and the TV as possible, and crank up the surf music while the rest of the world fixates on Barack Obama and his own form of mind-numbing medication for the masses.

And let the best man win.

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