A Political Note February 4, 2008Posted by robzel in Business, Democrats, Election, Politics, Politics & Elections, Republicans.
Tags: Democrats, elections, Politics, Republicans
I have purposely avoided addressing overtly political issues in this blog. While many political issues obviously have a huge impact on business, I feel there are also too many political issues that are of a deeply personal nature that I did not want to address in this type of forum. However, after observing the current drive for our next president I felt I needed to provide at least a brief comment.
This is the first time since I was of voting age where I feel good about the pool of candidates. Regardless of party affiliation, each of the remaining candidates is intelligent, accomplished, well spoken, and for the most part has a well considered and viable platform. At this point, I really don’t know who I want to vote for. That is a good thing; the choice right now is too difficult.
What I think is interesting is that during what are very difficult times, there is what seems a renewed interest in the political process in America. What is emerging from a state of fear caused by the war on terror is a renewed optimism. Each of the candidates represents a new path and a new way forward that people are ready to rally around. Each of the candidates also seem to have the capability to channel this hope and optimism into actions to help propel the US to new heights.
While there are economic storms to yet weather in the US, there is a bright light on the horizon. Now, to figure out who I want to vote for….