Election videos for the day
Here are the two best videos I've come across today:
First, the Kinesthetic Polling Station--At a booth, two performers will stand silently. A sign will be placed before the booth giving passersby instructions as to how to choose their candidate....
The only difference in appearance will be the faces: one performer wears an Obama mask and the other wears a McCain mask. Voters select which candidate they would like to vote for and make their selection through touch: Voters can high-five, hug, poke, shake hands with, etc. their chosen candidate. The candidates will not speak, and must rely entirely on their approachability. Whichever candidate is touched the most wins the poll. This is what's known as TACTILE DEMOCRACY.
(It makes a fascinating video, and bonus points for taking place in Providence, Rhode Island, my college home town.)
And second, the moment all of North Carolina has been waiting for, Andy Griffith and Opie endorse Obama. Yes, really. And the Fonz, too. If that doesn't get you out to vote, what will?