Hard to believe we’re less than a week away from the end of what has seemed like a never-ending campaign season. Before going home on this Friday evening to wrap up in bed with blankets, a bowl of chocolate ice cream, and Neverwhere (in honor of Hallowe’en), I leave you with Jon Carroll’s incisive political commentary:
I want it to be next Wednesday. I want Obama to win, and I want to start getting fretful about something else. Imagine what mischief George Bush is going to attempt between now and Jan. 20. He’s gonna pre-pardon everybody for everything. He’s going to kill endangered species with his bare hands. He’s going to deforest entire states. Now, that’s gonna be terrible, but there will be a date certain, as they say, when he has to go back to Texas and do – well, pretty much nothing, is my guess. Jimmy Carter he ain’t.
Find the whole column over at the San Francisco Chronicle: Election Jitters.