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11-4-08 What the Duke has to say about the election

Posted by Sean on November 4, 2008

I wrote this post last week, because I knew I wouldn’t be up to posting – or anything else – on Election Day. I’m either going to be crying into my beer or sitting bolt upright in bed, fighting off panic attacks, scarfing down whole handfuls of Valium and trying to come to grips with the horrifying realization: “My God, did I just help Barack Obama get elected president?”

(BTW, if you look in the dictionary under “ambivalence”, you’ll see my picture. Or maybe you won’t)

Anyway, your neat thing today is to whichever side, Democratic or Republican, lost the election. It’s what John Wayne – that’s right, the Duke, the man who is second only to Ronald Reagan in some people’s personal pantheons – said about John Kennedy when he was elected president in 1960:

“I didn’t vote for him, but he’s my president, and I hope he does a good job.”

Hopefully I won’t be saying that about McCain/Palin but, eh, whatever.

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