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Unformatted text preview: vote. I was not taken with either candidate and was content to let the rest of the country choose. In a working society, some people should be apathetic, or at least content enough to be satisfied with whatever results come out of an election. High turnout would suggest, to me, a higher tension in the country than anyone would desire. Voting, or the lack thereof, is a choice. Mandatory voting would be like forcing people to talk in class. Some people are fine with how class goes without speaking, or simply do not want to speak for whatever reason they personally have. Certainly everyone should be encouraged to vote that is to say, no one should be discouraged from it as some people have been historically, but when election time comes, no one should walk into the booth against their will....
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- Fall '08
- American Politics