This is so true – ‘… many were simply too lazy or too disgusted with both candidates to take an hour out of their year to go vote.’ And this this has to change in 2018!!
There are a number of reasons that we in the U.S. find ourselves with a madman at the helm. Certainly, the Russian connection played a role, though it remains to be seen just how much of a role. James Comey, perhaps pressured by another, played a role. Voter laws that disenfranchised members of certain groups had a role. But perhaps the largest reason was voter apathy … many were simply too lazy or too disgusted with both candidates to take an hour out of their year to go vote.
Only about 25% of eligible voters voted for Donald Trump. Let that one sink in for a moment. About ¼ of citizens over the age of 18 voted for Trump, yet he now sits in the Oval Office. Voter turnout in the 2016 election was only around 55%.* Barely half of all those who had the opportunity to…
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