Are you an actor or a reactor?
What’s happening in your head when you mark your ballot? The rising price of gas? The cost of groceries going through the roof? There’s enough crazy stuff going on that it makes you want to kick the whole federal government out of D.C. and start over. If that’s you, then you’re a reactor.
Or you might ask why. You might fire up your old Dell and start asking questions. Who’s working on solutions and who’s throwing up obstacles? Who can you trust? A party that’s racked up enough criminality to fill a few prisons or a bunch of lackluster workaholics who concentrate on getting the job done? You might not like their style, or some of the bills they propose but when they appear on TV, you don’t have to switch to Disney to protect the kids from bad examples.
If you study the parties to find out which tells the most lies and earns the most indictments, if you find data telling which party works for power and which works for the people, if you avoid a news channel that was forced to apologize for lying, you are probably an actor, one who works to determines the best route ahead, and follows it.
Though both parties work to discredit the opposition, only one does it with lies and inuendo. I pity the honorable GOP candidates. May they remain unaffected and rise to clean up what was once an honored party. Act. Vote smart.
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