If there is one takeaway that I see in the earliest of early vote numbers is that voters are engaged in this election. There is no compelling evidence yet that there will be a dramatic decrease in turnout come November.
The latest polls indicate that approximately 75 percent of Americans agree with the goals of Occupy Wall Street. Nonetheless, only 29 percent consider themselves supporters of OWS. What accounts for this enthusiasm gap?
Dear President Obama, I'll vote for you in 2012, but you're not making it easy to do so. Your administration's communication skills are, to be honest, horrible. And now we're in for two years of gridlock and hell.
Regardless of one's political views, there's every reason to be intensely motivated in the upcoming election, given the huge problems and needs that we face and the huge impact of current policy decisions.
Who is that masked superhero zoooming across the country on treacherous adventures to save the Democratic damsel? It's President Obama, in a desperate attempt to erase the midterm election enthusiasm gap. Two words: Good luck.