Last few days before the big day!!!! And by big day I mean the election in America, naturally (smile).
I am taking my father to the DMV tomorrow, for early voting. They are calling for very long lines here in Virginia on election Tuesday. The Governor is considering extending voting hours, which I think is a good idea.
We, Virginia, use to be a swing state, but lately in polling maps we are no longer yellow but light blue so I guess most of the news agencies have Virginia going for Obama. I am working hard this week to insure that this happens!
On Sunday I manned the local Farmer's Market table. Had an unusual experience, I was outside of the tent, handing out flyers and my co-volunteer was inside talking to interested voters. This lady comes up to my co-worker and starts screaming her, "how can you work for a baby-killer?" "Do you know Obama supports abortions, abortions kill babies?" "How can you sleep at night?" It was scary, I wanted to deck this lady but my co-worker calmly looked at her and said, "thank you, have a nice day." Weird.
This week I have been papering the commuter parking lots with Obama material - I got caught by VDOT on Wednesday; but thankfully the guy who caught me is an Obama supporter and let me leave up the handbills I had inserted (instead of making me walk back around to all of the cars and take them out, which would have sucked).
Despite working very hard to make this election go our way, I think we Democrats are still very nervous that something bad will happen with this election. I mean can you blame us (see 2000 presidental election)?
More work continues this weekend (waves, papering mosque parking lot), leading up to Tuesday with a full day of volunteering at a polling place - all for an Obama win.