For the record, and for what it’s worth, I’m backing Barak Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign. Those that know me, know I’m not a cheerleader for the democratic nor republican parties, in general.
This is the first time in quite a while that I feel like I’m doing more than just picking the least evil. I might be drinking the kool-aid, but I’m impressed with him. In fact, there are issues on which I differ from the candidate, but I can overlook some of these because I’m starting to trust the essence of the man.
He voted against the war when it was considered by most to be political suicide to do so. To me, this shows the kind of bravery and conviction that this country needs.