Thoughts (Stolen and Otherwise)

This raises some great points without “telling you” what to think.

The Untenable Position of a Whale

Disclaimer: Political opinion lies ahead.

  • Despite my best efforts to the contrary, I have recently managed to be pulled into political discussion during this election season. This article was recently shared in the course of those discussions:

    Voting Third Party is the Electoral Equivalent of Sending Thoughts and Prayers

    The analogy put forth in the article (which is fairly clear from the title) is that voting for a third party candidate in the coming presidential election is about as useless as sending “thoughts and prayers” to the families of mass shooting victims.

    Let’s lay aside for a moment for a moment the thought that prayer is equated with doing nothing in the face of tragedy.

    There is an assumption in the article that by voting for one of the major party candidates we are doing something positive for the country moving forward. There are many, though, that think that handing…

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