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humanodon  ·  2629 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Eat Your Ballot

Are you addressing what I wrote? It doesn't seem that you are. If you read it, it does not say that I am advocating anything. That's a pretty accusatory "you" and I'm not fond of it, particularly when it seems like it's coming in response to what the commenter thinks my post is about rather than what is written, all while throwing out attributions left and right.

    If you think something is seriously wrong with our government-- and there sure as fuck is-- passive protest is going to do absolutely nothing.

Again, I do not advocate passive protest; in fact I wrote against it by making a suggestion. I get that this is an issue you take seriously and it's one I take seriously too. The fact is, that voting is a choice. That we must choose between candidates, to select what we may know is simply "the lesser of two evils" is a fiction. If you read between the lines, you will see that what I am saying is that we have the right and the civic duty to demand candidates that will best represent us.

Meriadoc  ·  2629 days ago  ·  link  ·  

No no, I agree with you a ton. I'm disagreeing with the article. It just seemed like the appropriate place after this particular thread of comments. Apologies if it seemed directed at you, it certainly was not.

humanodon  ·  2629 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ah, I see.