Because complacency is self indulgence.
Because apathy is a disease.
Because willful ignorance is sadder than informed optimism.
Because handing the country to the organized but irrational, idealistic but unrealistic fringes of our culture has led to war, recession, fear, and divisiveness.
Because we can't do any worse.
Because we've rarely done better.
Posted November 4th, 2008 by Kevin Barnett: Fingers Crossed (