Most Americans aren't happy with either choice in the upcoming election. I'm an independent. (Demographically, I'm a middle-aged WM, married, college educated, middle-class, church-attending Christian.) This year, I'll be voting, rather half-heartedly, for Obama, but I'll be voting whole-heartedly against the Republican party. I'll be voting against the dangerously irrational, simplistic, cult-like extremism that the party has embraced over the past few years. Whether or not Obama deserves to win, the Republican party deserves to lose.