Got my official mail-in ballot last week and decided that I better take a few moments today and give it a serious look-over.
I opened up the envelope and saw that we have 36 candidates running for state governor.
Yes, you saw correctly – THIRTY-SIX people!
But that in and of itself isn’t the only little caveat that has me raising my hairy, untouched, pandemic eyebrows; it’s the fact that these candidates belong to parties that I never heard of!
We’ve got one who prefers the “Stand-up America party”, another one who prefers the “Socialist workers party”, one who likes the “Propertarianist party”, (yeah, I had to Google this one myself just to pronounce it), one who’s affiliated with the “American patriot party”; another one who prefers the “Cascadia labour party”, and another one who affiliates with the “New-liberty party”.
The candidates who have listed themselves as preferring the “Trump republican party” are pretty easy to understand.
And I guess I get those who have identified with the “Pre-2016 republican party”. But what, pray tell, is a “Fifth republican party”? Did I sleep through the first four republican parties?
One of the candidates listed himself as preferring the “Fifth republican party”.
Guess I’m gonna be busy today.
Hopefully, you’re all staying safe and sane during these challenging times, People!
I’ll catch ya the next time, looking at life from my shoes.