Thursday, May 15, 2008

Making History

Ok, so it wasn’t actually ME that was making history, but I felt like a part of history-in-the-making last night when I went to a rally for Barack Obama.  I’ve never been to a big political rally before, and it was so exciting!  Being from Iowa, the nation’s first caucus every election year, I’ve been to hear my fair share of politicians speak.  The biggest name I’ve seen before is probably Al Gore, and this past Christmas break I was able to see both Bill Richardson and Mike Huckabee.  Opposite ends of the political spectrum, I know, but at this point in my life I just want to be educated about where everyone stands and who they are.  I’m not so much a straight ticket voter as I am someone who tries to figure out just who best aligns with my views on the issues.

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Posted by Emily MacLeod on 05/15 at 10:15 AM
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