A Giant Douche or a Turd Sandwich.

South Park had it right.  Sometimes it can feel like your vote comes down to a choice between a giant douche or a turd sandwich.  More than anything, what we need in this country is electoral reform.  We need a system that stops pitting politicians and parties against one another.  We need a system that allows for cooperative governing.  Where we can discuss the issues of importance, rather than just bludgeon one another over the head with nastiness and other inappropriate conduct.

After everything that has happened in regards to my own candidacy (click here for details) with the Green Party of Canada, I am no longer confident in them either.  Their internal workings leave much to be desired, and this has only proven to me that the party isn’t ready for a chance at true governance.  However, Elizabeth May still has my support – totally and completely.

So…  choices boil down to this:  a Giant Douche, a Turd Sandwich, a Sweatervested Skidmark,  or a Wicked-Awesome Woman.  Normally I don’t advocate voting based on a party’s leadership.  But this time?  I really think that’s what it has to come down to.  So?  Who will you throw your support behind?

Giant Douche or Turd – a Wiki article

As the kids of South Park learn…  it doesn’t really matter if you’ve voted for the winning party.  What matters is that you took part.  Every vote counts, so you might as well vote with your conscience.  Win or lose, at least you will have won the right to complain.  😉



About Tobi-Dawne

Tobi-Dawne Smith is many things to many people... photographer, canine behaviour expert, equal rights activist, green politician, lactivist, intactivist, writer, crafter, dog handler, third wave feminist, etc. But most important in her life is her role as mother to an amazing five year old. Learn more about TD at http://www.tobi-dawne.com/ follow her blog at https://td365.wordpress.com/ get to know her daughter at http://lilyannslemonade.wordpress.com/ or check out her work at http://tdphotography.me/

Posted on April 12, 2011, in Politics and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Bah, I can’t say I have much respect for Ms. May, but I am disappointed you won’t be on the ballot.

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