Just Politics as Usual

Matt Welch lays out just exactly why I will never, EVER again in my life get worked up over a political election. Besides, it's a lot more fun sitting on the sidelines. Ever go to a party, not feel like drinking, and watch everyone else drink -- and then dance? While you're stone-cold sober? Yep, that's what the political scene is like, for me. I admit it. I was stupid. I just thought that firing the Governor of the most populous state in the US was so way cool. It ought to be way easier to fire holders of political office, and it ought to be something that happens at least every week or so, at all levels. Anyway, I would have preferred the very fiscally conservative Tom McClintock to kick Gray Davis' ass right out of Sacramento. Tom has some integrity. As a California Senator, he has never voted against his stated principles -- which are conservative -- and that says something, for a politician. But I really thought Arnold had the horsepower and will to really shake things up, regardless of the political cost. Perhaps there's a lot more to that connection to the commie Kennedys. What probably...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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