Tuesday, October 14, 2008

My Son's Thoughts on the Federal Election

Earlier this evening, I was a little surprised that my 5 year old son responded with so much enthusiasm when I called out, "Time to Vote!"

He put on his boots and he raced to the front door.

My heart swelled with pride that he was taking such a keen interest in the democratic process.

Moments later, we arrived at the polling station. "Where's the ocean?" he said. "Where's the ocean? I wanna boat!"

Hurray for all the people who didn't boat tonight and managed to vote instead. It counts.

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