Empowered by the Vote:

Brief

Empowered by the Vote:

Now, What Are We-Yes, WE-Going to Do?
November 6, 2012

Abstract

As I stood in the poll lines today, I felt a sense of empowerment and belonging among the voters. Akin to the adrenaline brought out by gathering crowds before a concert or sports event, this impression flowed deeply into my soul and, I'm guessing, yours. This powerful sentiment carries us far beyond election day—so far that democracies like ours aim to fight our battles with ballots, not swords.

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