As it so happens I'm acquainted with the child. She's my eldest niece, Rebecca. This happened back when she was eight, as she painfully, reluctantly came to the conclusion that her Uncle Peter was crazy.
When you pull a lever on Tuesday, you may think you are voting for one candidate or another, but, in the big picture, the vote won't be for a person. Instead, you will be voting based on these opposing principles.
There will always be political spin; pointing out the best characteristics of your candidate and the worst of the opponent is a legitimate persuasive tool. However, the current political dialog has gone way past spin.
With the breathtaking pace of technological advancement, most of us wait for the next generation, or the competition's answer, before deciding what to buy. Everything becomes obsolete so fast. Why not oil?