Someone give me a reason to get excited about an ObamaCare vs RomneyCare election

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    That or Obama vs another big government, big spending, tax hiking liberal Mike Huckabee.





    I think the smartest thing for me to do is pick an activity that would normally be too hard to do with others not being distracted and do it on that day. Go to an amusement park or something.



    Someone come on here and convince me as to why I shouldn't do that and should instead go to go the polls.
     
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    Can't think of one.

    Don't get your hopes up too high with that goofball Tim Pawlenty, either.
     
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    Sounds like a good day to go to Cedar Point (I live in Columbus).


    Ron Paul will likely run as a republican, so he won't be in the general election, the libertarians lost me with putting Bob Barr on the ticket, so I'm likely not going to waste the 5 minutes it takes for me to vote.
     
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    The best reason to get excited is that if we re-elect Obama we'll end up like Massachusetts.
     
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    Whatcha complainin about you have a choice.

    Bwahahahaha
     
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    The SNL skits will be awesome. Especially if Caribou Barbie, Michelle Bachman and The Donald get in!
     
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    So..........if we elect Romney we won't end up like the state he governed?

    Or did I read that wrong?
     
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    Not really complaining, just assessing. Should I take the 5 minutes to vote for identical candidates or a small party candidate who will get 1% of the vote or not?
     
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    People who don't exercise their right to vote are a-holes in my book.
     
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    The only big difference in any of the candidates for the last 20 years or so has been gridlock vs. party control.

    Once you get to the General Election in the Presidential Race everyone is battling it out for the middle and the general differences in candidate come down to fighting over small details. Once they're in power, they're still trying to get re-elected or trying to get their chosen successor into office, so they're still playing the middle.

    So in the end, it comes down to this: Do you want the same party controlling the House, Senate, and Presidency? In general, that answer should be "No." That'll probably be the deciding issue for me on the election day.
     

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