Thursday, September 04, 2008

A Child's Garden of Political Discourse

A few days ago during the Democratic National Convetion, Jackson looked up from his toy garbage trucks and piles of toy garbage and asked, "Do you still want Obama to be President?"

"Oh yes," I said. "I really do. He's a good man."

I thought, hmmm, am I dumbing down the process a little there? He is only six and can only figure out the basics of the current two-party system. I thought perhaps some visuals might help. Here is my completely impartial primer, demonstrating the differences in the Presidential race for 2008. After viewing, open a few pudding cups, hold a family meeting, and discuss.

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