Counting today, there are just thirteen (13) days until the November 02 election.
In the Minnesota governor race, we have one genuine Democrat (mild-mannered Mark Dayton), a faux Republican (brash Tom Emmer, who makes Tim Pawlenty look conservative), and dapper Tom Horner, a lifelong Republican masquerading as an Independent. Read more.
Nationwide, we have races between smart, dedicated progressives who who are trying to undo the massive damage of the George W. Bush years, and rabid Tea Partiers who want to take us right back to that wholly destructive era.
As Barack Obama says (paraphrased), "They drove the car off the cliff and now they want the car keys back."
No. Just no.
Vote as though your life depends on it. Need I say more?