I don’t care who you’re supporting in this Presidential Election… this video is absolute magic. Please take a moment to watch it. Rarely do I post anything on my blog that’s not something stupid and silly that I created myself. This one is different. I think it is beautiful and poetic and powerful.
I’m a caller for Barack Obama’s Campaign and today I called a five year old. It was hysterically funny when I asked to speak to Peter and his mother seemed sort of confused and asked me why I wanted to talk to her five year old. We enjoyed a good laugh when I asked her to pass him the message to vote for Barack in this Saturday’s caucuses.
I have heard some very interesting answering machine messages today during my campaigning, most notably, a guy who’s message was:
“Hello, thank you for calling Troy. I can’t come to the phone right now because my cat has eaten six alka seltzers and is now foaming out of his asshole. Gotta go!”
I was insanely jealous that MY answering machine message isn’t that one.
At any rate, tomorrow Barack will be here speaking at the Key Arena in Seattle and it’s gonna be off the hiz-ook! The plan is for Dean to play sick at work and for all of us to go. Then, on Saturday, we have the Washington Caucuses and we’ll be heading down there to vote, show support and volunteer some more.
This all reminds me of the John Kerry campaign when we drove to New Mexico to attend one of his rallies only this one is better because it’s a better guy, a better speaker and also because it’s not 110 degrees outisde and… outside. Oh, and also, I’m not pregnant, which I was with Olivia at the John Kerry rally.
Anyway… that’s just me. My life outside of blogging is going to be a political wirlwind of volunteering and campaigning. But since we’re on the subject of politics, I want to share something hilarious with you that transpired between my eldest child and another kid at his school today:
Isaac says to Matthew, “I want my dad to stay in Iraq for a very long time.“
Matthew: “Uh… why in the world would you want that??”
Isaac: “Because the money is great so long as he’s over there.”
Matthew: “So, you’re willing to trade your dad’s life for money?”
Matthew: “Are you a Republican?”
HA! My kid is awesome.