Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Oh for God's sake, just make a damn decision already

Many of you already know my disdain for undecided voters. Really? You've had all this time and you still can't quite decide? I don't even really care if you pick McCain as long as you actually decided on SOMEBODY. The always funny David Sedaris takes on the issue:
I look at these people and can’t quite believe that they exist. Are they professional actors? I wonder. Or are they simply laymen who want a lot of attention?

To put them in perspective, I think of being on an airplane. The flight attendant comes down the aisle with her food cart and, eventually, parks it beside my seat. “Can I interest you in the chicken?” she asks. “Or would you prefer the platter of shit with bits of broken glass in it?”

To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how the chicken is cooked.

I mean, really, what’s to be confused about?

2 Comments:

Anonymous Undecidedman said...

I love David Sedaris, but in this case he is making the same error as others who take easy shots at we "undecideds," mistaking thinking about the election (which, by definition, undecideds are still doing) with not thinking about it (which decided voters need to do less of, having already made up their minds). Anyone interested in what a real, live undecided voter is thinking about can visit a blog I created (www.undecidedman.com) and see if there is still more to talk about than chicken vs. sh*t sandwiches.

4:55 AM  
Blogger Ben said...

Just make a decision already.

7:21 PM  

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