Naturally, people are angry. I get it. But, I'm starting to lose patience. For three years I've lived among the tyranny of the court of public opinion. Because some voters can't accept that Rob Ford earned the majority of the votes.
Civics is a required class to graduate in many high schools, and yet we don’t allow students who are being educated in American government issues to undertake that most basic rite of passage, that of casting a ballot.
I’m really excited to know that you’re thinking about voting, but I want to make sure that you’re registered to vote, because it would totally suck to go to the polls and find out you couldn’t cast a ballot.
There's a concerted effort in the United States to turn voting into a privilege available for the few, just as it was at the start of this nation's history when only white male property owners could vote, and the rest of us were, as they say, SOL.