Monday, April 7, 2008

The latest just in...

So far, these are the comments I've heard concerning Hillary's visit to our neigboring town:

"She talked about really good stuff."

"She really cares about the environment and stuff."

Could it be that stuff is the new key word?

Now, granted, these are fairly young kids commenting (anyone below the age of 25 is now a kid to me; yes, I'm that old).

And isn't there something about the zeal of youth that makes you almost yearn to be in their shoes again?

I say almost because hopefully with our loss of our youth to maturity, we gain wisdom and understanding; and the ability to cut through the words meant to distract us from the real issues.

I applaud their desire to be involved with the politics of our great country; after all, it is their future and that of their children that is at stake here.

Imagine their surprise when many of them will find that these issues can take on a whole new light when they have children of their own.

Everyone has the right to believe what they want to, and vote the way they believe.

Let's just hope their vote is not gained by pretty packages that, when they are opened, are full of nothing but ideals without any substance.

1 comment:

Nikki said...

It's scary to think that these people are (or will be soon) voters.