Tough call

that of poll voting —wrong if you vote for the winning party, because of the awful politics they’re going to implement thanks to your vote and from which you’ll be responsible no matter how hard you’ll try to convince yourself you aren’t; wrong if you vote for the losing party, because, well, you become a loser yourself with all the features that come along with defeat —remorse, envy, despair; and wrong again if you don’t show up at the polling station, with the accompanying sense of aloofness and the encompassing fruitless and bleak feeling of the cynic.

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