and you may cherish the sweetest reflection
that your vote is never lost.”
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
Many people have told me that I should vote for the lesser of the two evils. In the current election, that would be John McCain — at least in my opinion. Reality is always hard to judge in staged rallies, speeches, and interviews. So, up until this morning I was unsure how to vote. I did think that Palin might be the one to vote for as she was the most conservative. However, I am not convinced that her position fits very well with God’s desire for women (see Titus 2) even though she is probably more conservative than her running mate.
and expecting a different result.”
So, after contemplating the lack of results provided by the Republican candidates for any office of late, I decided to vote on principle instead of what would statistically make the most sense. It may be (and probably will be) that my vote will not persuade an elector to select my candidate of choice. But I have voted for someone I actually believe would make a difference in Washington. Did you?
The quotations above were found in an article written by Chuck Baldwin entitled, A Wasted Vote?.