As an ill-informed average American citizen, with no political responsibility or clout, I feel no compunction at all about spouting my mouth off on political topics. And elections are often about voting for the candidate that is not as bad as the other candidates. Given that I think Barack Obama was a good candidate (not perfect, but then again there is no such thing as a perfect presidential candidate) while John McCain was a pretty bad one this time around, I didn't have to spend too many mental resources to decide who to vote for.
And now that Obama has all but won the presidential election with McCain having conceded, I feel quite free to list the major things that I think went wrong with McCain's presidential campaign.
Continue reading Where McCain went wrong
I'm not much of a strict nitpicker who considers any gaffe by a political campaign to be a huge black mark against them, but I am easily amused. So even though I don't consider these really much of an issue politically, I was just too amused by two gaffes made by the McCain-Palin campaign that I just need to mention them.
Continue reading More Republican gaffes
Given how much I disagree with the policies of Republican candidate John McCain and consider the policies of Democratic candidate Barack Obama to be better, I had decided that I would be voting for Obama quite a while ago. However, recent events in the presidential campaign have prompted me to reconsider my position, and I have now decided to change my mind and vote for McCain.
Continue reading Vote McCain for president