If you're a citizen of the United States and registered to vote, please head out to your polling place tomorrow. To paraphrase and quote a little from the late David Foster Wallace's superb essay "The Weasel, Twelve Monkeys And The Shrub" (originally published by Rolling Stone in 2000), don't kid yourself into thinking there's such a thing as not voting.

There is no such thing as not voting.

You either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard [partisan's] vote.
So cast your own vote, not somebody else's.

[This is a re-run from the 2008 election, with formatting and URLs tweaked a little.]

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