Posted by: jt | September 19, 2008

i thought i was pale

My relentless need to understand drives me to political debates and discussions that would infuriate most people. I love elections and I’m absolutely fascinated by how people choose their candidates. I also have a bit of a knack for making people laugh at themselves, and at me, instead of just wanting to hit me as we debate abortion, gay rights, religion and taxes.

Judgment free zones – they’re amazing things.

This week I’ve been going back and forth with a guy I knew in high school. (Ah, Facebook for reconnecting!) We always got along even though we never had much in common.  I like him a lot, but it’s a little disorienting for me that he’s grown up to so closely resemble a character out of a John Grisham novel (he’s even a lawyer).

Darlings, I give you the Grisham, white, Southern gentleman’s perspective on taxes and voting – said with complete sincerity:

Obama’s “change” means I won’t have enough to afford my country club bill.

Excuse me while I choke back my laughter.  That is, hands down, the whitest of all white whines I’ve heard.

And Barack Obama is the elitist, right?

Yeah.

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Responses

  1. You better not tell me this is Jeff.

  2. Okay, I won’t.

    ;-)


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