Vote, vote baby

November 2, 2010 § 2 Comments

The four of us went to the polls today, and I hoped to incorporate a teeny Civics lesson, if only to offset the Spongebob and Halloween candy. 

Me:  Ok guys, who can tell me why we’re voting today?

Little:  I wanna press the buttons.

Big:  Actually, I think I should press the buttons.  He got to the last time we rode the elevator in 2007.

Little:  I can press Daddy’s buttons, and you can press Mama’s.

(True dat.)

Mister:  I don’t know if they’ll even LET ya’ll press the buttons.  This is a serious place, like church.  You have to be quiet.

Little:  Why?

Mister:  Because people are concentrating on making their choices.  It’s a big deal.  So, who knows who’s running for governor?

Me:  Nikki Haley and Charlie Shaheen.

Mister:  Vincent.

Me:  Vincent who?

Mister:  Vincent Shaheen, not Charlie.

Me:  Oh, I was thinking of Charlie Sheen!  HA!  Get it?  ‘Cause he’s been in the news a lot lately too.

Big:  Is Charlie Sheen our governor?

Mister:  Damn you, Susan B. Anthony.

§ 2 Responses to Vote, vote baby

  • Julie says:

    Love this!! **smiling***

  • Nurse Emily says:

    Just like going to the polls with Daddy and Granny! Although neither of your children got the opportunity to dump an 80 year old lady out of a wheelchair on the way to the polls. Poppy would be proud of the little pollsters.

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