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My Vote

bassboat Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:56 AM
Charles, The election of 2008 was a choice of two disasters and you recognized it as did I. I voted for McCain but said in November of 2008 that obama being elected was probably the best thing that could happen for the conservative movement. McCain would have reached across the aisle and put programs into place that would have been worse than obama's since they were bi-partisan. What a joke, bad legislation is bad legislation. Anyway, I can slightly see your reason for voting for obama, but even you will acknowledge, if only to yourself, that it was for the wrong reason. Would your grandparents vote for a socialist because he was black?

A few years ago I appeared on the Glenn Beck show and discussed my "briefcase" story about how my best Christmas present ever was destroyed at my junior high school in Harlem.  Glenn asked if we could take a tour and so the next week we headed uptown for a special show.  Toward the end Glenn asked who I voted for.  I said Barack Obama and explained not for political reasons but to repay a debt and I mentioned Rosa Parks.  A lot of people I've never met were seriously upset and disappointed.

If there was more time I would have...

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