If you’re in the US, it’s Election Day, so go vote. I’d like to say something here about how I don’t care who you actually vote for, but of course that’s not true– I would strongly prefer it if you were to vote for Barack Obama and other Democrats, and against Mitt Romney and a Republican party that sees sneering contempt for modern science as a path to electoral victory.
But more than that, I prefer to live in the sort of country where people actually exercise their hard-won rights to help determine the future course of the nation. So, go vote. Even if it’s for the wrong guy.
And if your fingers are twitching to type out a long screed about how there’s no difference between the major parties and voting is completely insignificant and the results of all elections are controlled by Large Corporations/ the Bavarian Illuminati/ Alien Lizards from Zeta Reticuli, save yourself a little carpal tunnel stress, and don’t bother. I’m not interested.
Actual substantive blogging will hopefully resume sometime, but between a series of work catastrophes and a vicious cold, I haven’t had time. If nothing else, my class will be over at the end of next week, which should free up a little time.