Friday, October 10, 2008
It's been an ugly week on a number of fronts, including reports today about the behavior of McCain supporters at a rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin. These folks are acting nasty and feeling angry.
How do they think I feel after eight years of George Bush?
It looks like the Republicans will be very unpleasant during the final weeks of the election. It would be much better if GOP leaders encouraged civility because the world economy remains in an up-roar and reading about crazy things on two different fronts is more than the rest of us care to deal with.
Next Monday is a regularly scheduled bank holiday in the U.S. It seems likely that many people in the financial sector will be working all weekend instead of enjoying any time off. For the rest of us, tomorrow is Saturday which means there is college football to enjoy.
With good weather in the forecast for my area, I plan to be outside, listening to a game on the radio, and perhaps enjoying a beer. I have a bunch of books going, including Chasing Darkness, a new Robert Crais book featuring his character Elvis Cole. We can't fix the world's macro problems, but we can seize the day.