Ummm, as someone born and raised in VA, I would absolutely believe someone this extreme getting nominated (and standing a good chance of winning) in VA. Honestly, as a Democrat, this nomination could be a good thing. Because even with the recent scandal, Ken Cuccinelli has a huge chance of winning. Add this hatefulness onto Ken’s crazy, and it can only help Terry McAuliffe. It will still be an incredibly tough race. But advertising how extreme the republican nominees may be enough to galvanize the more moderate voters in blue VA — that is NoVA, Richmond, Norfolk — into voting in a race they may have otherwise ignored as hopeless. People like my father who are old school republicans are put off by the party catering to the extreme right, and things like this CAN change their votes blue. Or it could convince moderate voters not to vote, get more socially liberal people out to the polls, but that won’t be enough for a democratic victory. It’s a scary toss up. I’m not shocked that the republican party nominated this hateful man. As someone who wants to see a democrat in charge of VA, I see the good in this. I also see a very real and terrifying chance that this crazy won’t make a bit of difference, and he’ll become the next Lt. Gov. VA politics are usually very interesting, and often disheartening.
Lol, yeah that seems accurate.
Nothing makes me more uncomfortable than when people post ultrasound photos on facebook to track their pregnancies. Like, I know people are excited, and that’s great, but I have zero interest in seeing the inside of your uterus. But also, it could just be that I am absolutely terrified of pregnancy or allowing something to grow inside my body. It’s a personal thing. Facebook needs to have a more nuanced system for hiding posts. I don’t want to miss all of your life updates, I just never want to look at your womb like that ever again. There should be an option for that.
I graduate in 17 days. My little brother graduates high school the same weekend (in 19 days). I’ve decided to just bypass my impending existential crisis by texting everyone I know still in VA to see if they’ll celebrate my graduation with me — by which I mean drink with me and spend time with me so that I can just keep pretending I’m on summer vacation, and not on the brink of a huge life change and unemployment.
Finished my paper in the nick to time, though not with enough time to proofread. Here’s hoping for the best.
This happened exactly one year ago, and now that I’m close to leaving I kinda want to do it again, even though I don’t want to be licked in the face ever again. Wolves are just too cool though.
I have a paper due by midnight that I am just starting to write. All morning I’ve been yelling at myself for procrastinating on a little 5 page paper, but now that I’m writing, I know exactly why I was putting it off. This is a pain to write, and I don’t want to, and with only 3 weeks left I’m running out of super compelling options on why I should care about this paper at all. Besides failing and not graduating I guess, but that threat doesn’t feel real. Less than 3 weeks left, and out of reasons to care.