the MIRREN LEE

The 2012 Act Three Journey of an Actress/Coach/Writer.

Day 309 Election Day!

Posted by themirrenlee on 07/11/2012

I spent most of the day watching the U.S. election. Luckily, my friends get CNN, and it was just mesmerizing to watch it and its technology. It was like watching the computer wall in “Minority Report”. The future is here.

They spent every minute preducting, debating, going over past elections, showing us in real time every vote that was cast (or so it felt).

I can’t remember any election being wrapped so quickly! I was very glad about that.

And ecstatic and relieved that Obama got back in. I hope the Republicans will take a good, hard look at who’s co-opted their Party, and get some decent candidates. We need a good opposition in a democracy, not a bunch of nutters.

For me, personally, the two things that matter the most in trying to live in America is affordable health care and a decent minimum wage. Living in a country that has both, I simply have never been able to comprehend why “the greatest nation on earth” has neither.

It’s been a pain day, so that’s enough.

I’m just celebratin’ …

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