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November 9th, 2008 at 4:44 pm

The election from the perspective of an 8 year old.


Election 2008

The United States is a democracy. What does democracy mean?
That it meanes ordinary people deside who ranes the governmet.

Every four years Americans get to choose a president, the country’s single most powerful and important leader. What is different about this election?
That a girl ranning for vicepresident.

What are the many jobs the president does?
He is a comander and chief.
He leads the contry.
He makes new laws He leads in bad times and god times.

Who is eligible to be a president?
Congress set the rules to be president.

  1. You have to live in U.S. for 14 years.
  2. You have to be at least 34 years are older
  3. You have to be a natural bron citizen

She voted for McCain in the classroom exercise.

I believe in giving children, and adults for that matter, information and letting them decide. I would never use my children to advance a political cause or candidate.

But I am pleased that Pulguito chose Obama. I don’t know why he chose as he did, but Pulguito was very vocal about it. I haven’t said so to my husband or daughter, but … really … Obama was the only logical choice. Just ask Pulguito.

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    Well, I think chunguita has a some understanding of what a President does, but I like Pulguito’s choice.


    Donna on November 9th, 2008
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