…Many of us have rested many hopes on the shoulders of one man or the other.
We assure ourselves that if only the right man is elected, then our troubles will be erased:
We will have more money.
We will enjoy more opportunities.
We will be safer and more secure.
We will be happier.
We have a lot of hope pinned on what happens next Tuesday. Half the country will be elated, while the other lies around in sackcloth and ashes, certain that it is the end of modern civilization as we know it.
In times like this, I like to recall this: