(NOTE: Today's Growing Up Mormon post is delayed. I realized that I have to add another character to my Growing Up Mormon memoir and I'm frantically writing him into the story. So, his tale will appear here next week - Billy, the South African Mormon.)
and not all change is good.
The three top Democratic Candidates are all claiming that they are going to bring about change. What concerns me is the method to their madness. Three Candidates - three different kinds of change.
Her message is that Bush needs to go, that he's been bad for the country and that the Republicans in both the administration and Congress need to go. In her opinion, it's all about the Republicans and life will be a whole lot better when Democrats live in the White House and hold significant majorities in Congress.
Her Change: Party Politics with her Party Winning.
His message is that special interests and corporate money have corrupted the system too much. He says that citizens are the losers in the process, regardless party affiliation. He seems to believe that once you remove lobbyists and special interest money from the equation, both Republicans and Democrats will be able to govern more effectively.
His Change: Class politics with corporations bowing to the will of the people.
His message is that this country is too divided and that he is in a position to bridge the chasm between Republicans and Democrats, bringing us all together to succeed at all those things in which we agree.
His Change: Put divisive issues on the back burner and work toward goals which are inspirational, possible and beneficial.
Based on that, I'm happy with Edwards and Obama. Clinton's change is a road we've been down before.
- rick, political.