Based on the debate, what would a 5th grader think about what they are learning in school? They might believe that what we tell them is true: anyone in America can grow up to be president.
When Obama meets McCain in person, we call it a debate. But it's far more. It's a bloodsport. Two warriors meeting in battle.
I was born a Democrat. Party affiliation was served along with the canned vegetables I was forced to eat for dinner. My first crush was on John Kennedy. But I am harboring a secret.
Bush represented the end of an era; women like me represented the beginning of a new one. I stepped onto the Yale campus only months after Bush left it.
The countdown to November 4 is torturous. Everyone is worried. Everyone is losing sleep. For some people, the election can't come soon enough. But for me, I wish it would never end.
Underneath the beehive hairdo and behind the sight of her rifle, Sarah is just a woman like me, and I've dug deep into my soul to find a little sympathy for her.
Which is why, when McCain loses the election, I propose he dust off his image as a hero, and become one. We would have McCain to thank during Melanoma Awareness month.