The Purposeless Spectacle Of Presidential Elections, Part IBy
An American citizen can’t legally order alcohol at a bar Stateside until he’s 21; but by age 18, as a legal adult, he has the ‘right’ to vote.
Most of those young ones find the alcohol imbibing privileges the more meaningful of the two. So do plenty of older folk like myself.
Am I being overly simplistic and droll? Voting might yield personal rewards for the scads of local elections that don’t make the news , for positions like county treasurer, president of the city council, or precinct committeeperson. Even then, most of the local voting public probably derive more joy from choosing what beer or whisky to drink.
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