The dot you make on election day is more than you know. Let me begin by distilling the nuanced arguments, the individual variations, the what about this and what about that to two simple constructs. For some the dot disconnects them; for others the dot connects them. Connect or disconnect, the dot is your signature on the policy outcomes represented by your choice. So, which are you, connected or disconnected?
The Ford truck was traveling eastbound on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn when the round United States Marine Corp (USMC) sticker on the rear window of the truck caught my attention.
I was preoccupied with the health concerns of a good friend I had visited, and was driving home when my consciousness was jarred by the words on the red, white and black bumper sticker stuck to the tailgate of the truck, “Pistol Whip a Liberal It's your civic duty.”