Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Citizen Joy

OK; I admit it: every time I vote I get a little choked up. Voting makes me feel responsible, worthy, weighty. It reminds me of how lucky I am, and how obligated I am to participate in our process. Corny as it sounds, I really do sense that I am part of We The People. I am proud of We The People.

This morning in front of the library where the voting was taking place in my neighborhood, two campaigners stood with their leaflets, chatting to one another like old pals. One wore a Clinton button; the other, Obama.

I love this country.

4 comments:

SP said...

That's because you're not in Texas

JC said...

You said you wanted to move to Texas. To cook with Jose and Inez in tehe basement of the Alamo.

SP said...

"tehe"?

JC said...

You know, nobody likes you.