...especially if your only reason is because you don't want to wait in line to cast your ballot. I've heard that excuse from a couple people.
And also because I do believe it is irresponsible not to vote, I am voting on November 4th
Dwight D. Eisenhower ~ The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.
Louis L'Amour ~ To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
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If you know a lot about the candidates, are very educated, and really care about politics, then it is your responisibility to vote, and it's irresponsible not to.
But...by the same token, if you don't care and you don't do any research and only base your vote on something like...
to not vote is very irresponsible as you are not contributing and having your say in how the country is run.. i truely believe that if you have not exercised your democratic vote in a correct manner (donkey votes dont count) then you have absolutely no right to complain or...