The paradox of democracy is this: those who don’t have it fight tooth and nail to get it while those who have it watch football.
I realize this statement is hyperbolic, but I wanted to make a point. On President’s Day, I began thinking about the tremendous impact political freedom has on our lives, and I realized that this thought may not have occurred to many of my compatriots. President’s Day is a time to honor the achievements of our most distinguished citizens, but it is also a time to celebrate the democratic process that wrote these men into our collective history. We live in a country that embraces civic engagement. We have the right to vote. We have the right to assemble in...
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Posted on Mar 12, 2012 - 12:55 PM by Kelly Dillon