Election a Complete Scam

RECEIVED Wed., April 30, 2008

Dear Editor,
    I was first able to vote for president in the 2000 election. What have I learned since then? It is all a sham. It has to be! Here is my (and others my age) history of politics.
    Election 2000: You gotta be kidding me! After eight years of good times with Bill Clinton, the Republicans are running George W. Bush? Is he related to that total disaster George H.W. Bush? This is gonna be a landslide.
    Election 2004: Wow, OK, somehow we have made it through the nightmare of the last four years. At last it's over. And I though George H.W. was a disaster! Wow. Whomever the Dems put up is a no-brainer.
    Election 2008: Whew those four years were worse than the last! OK, all we have to do is pick a normal, moderate Democrat and he will surely win this election. You have got to be kidding me! It is almost May, and the Dems still have no candidate? I didn't think it was possible to screw this up! I mean, all we have to beat is an insane, antiquated warmonger! So we choose Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama?
    With Hillary there will be no "on the fence" votes. People who don't like her, hate her. Not to mention the large number of Dems that simply won't vote for a woman.
    With Obama, almost no experience. And probably a greater number of Dems won't vote for him because he's black. You know, people from places like … the South! I work with all hardcore Democrats; trust me, Obama will not get any of their votes.
    Therefore, I can only conclude that this is a complete scam. There is no election. They must all be on the same team, promoting the illusion of democracy. How else can you explain the 2000, 2004, and 2008 elections?
Steven McCloud
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