These are the times that try T-Towners’ souls. Election Day is fast approaching, with robocalls and canvassers running rampant through our daily lives. As we enter the home stretch of this year’s campaign season, however, we’ve decided to take a step back and look at the big picture.
Pundits and wags say there’s a storm a’ brewin’. The fierce polarization of ideologies at the national level, coupled with anger and frustration aimed at the current administration in Washington, have the potential to drive a massive increase of participation at the polls. How will that potential manifest itself here in the Swamp?
Use it or lose it—or so says the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled in June, 2018 that Ohio’s aggressive process of purging voters from its rolls does not violate federal law.
With cool heads, and clear motives, we must move forward. Police refer to themselves as the thin blue line between civilization and chaos. Let us ask ourselves as a community.