Barack Obama is going to the White House. His message resonated, at least part of his message, with people voting today But another part of his message was a call to civic duty, or volunteering.
Are you intending to volunteer more? If so, how? Where? When? If not, why not?
Are you going to — as he suggested in Denver — turn off the TV. Are fathers going to be more engaged with their children?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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