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Please Mr. Postman

This posting is somewhat belated since the election is well over, but I thought I would just mention how interesting I think it is that Europeans are so much more interested in our politics than we are in theirs.

When I went to mail my ballot, the Friday before it was due, I told the postal worker that I needed to send it to the U.S. While he was printing out the postage he looked down at the envelope, looked back up at me, and asked, “does it say Obama in here?” When I said yes he smiled and nodded in approval, so I guess that was the right answer! I wonder if he would have tossed my ballot if I’d said no. Well probably not, but I bet he’d have wanted to …

Posted by ecfong 15:51 Archived in England

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