Listeners and readers are sending us the occasional photo on this Election Day. Here’s one from Peter Loring of St. Paul, of Central High School kids near a polling place.
First, kids, pull up your pants. And second, Mr. A and Mr. M, you blew your big shot. And, third, why aren’t you in class?
I didn’t get a picture of a cute moment at the polls this morning when I voted. There was a little bit of a line at the spot where you put your completed ballot in. In front of me, a young African American lad — maybe 4 — got a “I Voted” sticker and his dad said, “What’s that say?”
“Barack Obama,” he said.
The “duh” award for signage goes to Ohio:
On Election Day, it seems, the “duh” award always goes to Ohio.
If you have a picture, send it along.
Reader Bruce Harrington, writes: “An elderly neighbor of ours is an election judge. She told a story to my wife about her parents going off to vote, but because they were a house divided politically, one year in bad weather it didn’t seem worth hitching up the wagons (literally) just to cancel each other’s vote. So that year he decided to switch parties and make a difference.”
If you have an anecdote — preferably witty or poignant — to share, post it below.