Antonio French calls this being grown,
“I’m voting for Claire McCaskill. Not because she’s done an exceptional job fighting for my vote. She hasn’t. Not because she’s been a vocal advocate for the issues that matter most to me or my community. She hasn’t. And not because she’s an outspoken opponent of Donald Trump’s dangerously divisive, racist, xenophobic, sexist, nationalist agenda. She’s not.
I’m voting for Claire McCaskill because I’m a grown-up. I understand that no one is perfect and elections, like most adult decisions, are about making the best choice from your available options. And for us, Claire McCaskill is our best available option.
Yes, it sucks that if she wins after running the kind of right-of-middle campaign that she has, the Missouri Democratic Party probably won’t be forced to make the kinds of changes it really needs to in order to address the needs of black and progressive Democrats in the state.
Yes, it sucks that if she wins after being silent on the issues most important to my community, she may think she’ll never have to. In fact, she’s probably not addressing those issues today because she didn’t have to in her last two campaigns and she won them both.”
Opinion: McCaskill, Weed and Wages | The NorthSider
Posted on Nov 1, 2018 Election Day is nearly here and many voters still have questions about the issues and candidates appearing on the ballot. Here’s my take: U.S. Senator The candidates in the order they appear on the ballot: Josh Hawley, the current Missouri Attorney General is a Trump-supporti…