Because it seems vaguely antisocial and just plain rude, like eating a BLT in a mosque, to operate an anti-democracy blog during our nation’s great celebration of freedom and unity.
I urge all UR readers to vote for Senator Obama. I have considered the issue carefully, and concluded that a vote for Obama is a vote for change. And America needs change.
If you are one of the large number of people to whom I owe an email—or two—I will be incommunicado for at least a week, on account of travel. This does not excuse my rudeness, but perhaps it explains it. I swear on a stack of Bibles this high that October will be Email Month.
There is also a code word, which is “Jonathan.”