In the interest of disclosure, I voted in D.C. before I skipped town. I wrote in Adrian Fenty for mayor, and was surprised -- maybe I shouldn't have been -- at the Fenty signs stuck outside the early voting site by boisterous supporters. And I voted to re-elect Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, because the Republican running against her, Missy Smith, is a nice person who, nonetheless, is just a stunt candidate and member of Randall Terry's group running to get anti-abortion ads on the air. I voted Republican on most of the rest of the ballot, including Marc Morgan for Ward One city council, Nelson Rimensnyder for shadow representative, and Patrick Mara for the non-partisan school board race. For at-large city council, I voted for David Catania and wrote in Carol Schwartz.
And now you know.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
iOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.