Presidential Campaign

Presidential Campaign

In Florida, a deeper divide is brewing

Florida State University is located in the capital city of the nation’s most sought after swing state. The most important issue on this campus: whether the football team’s soft schedule will keep them out the national championship game.
 
The students, faculty, and staff are aware there is a presidential election approaching; the ads are inescapable. And there are signs that some care deeply about the outcome of this election. When the first lady made a campaign appearance, the long line for a ticket formed early in the morning and went into the afternoon. There are Obama-Biden bumper stickers on many cars. There are Romney-Ryan placards on many front lawns. Though, I’m not sure exactly what these two sides represent. Apparently, we can either move “forward” or we can “believe in America.”  We cannot do both. The nation must choose.

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