Dear Presidential Candidates...

Senators Barack Obama and John McCain,

Hi, it's me, Joe Voter for lack of a better name.

I'm the one you're both after. That vote in Ohio. For the record, I've made my decision, not that it matters.

Please, for the love of God and all that is holy...

Please stop sending people to my house to talk to me about, well, you.

Please stop attempting to cram your message down my throat by buying up all of network television during prime time. I expect commercials. I don't expect a half hour infomercial. And yes, I'm admitting it here. I watch tv.

And lastly, please, and I'm begging you here... Please stop calling my house. Particularly at 9 o'clock at night. I have children. Both of whom are typically asleep before nine pm. It's bad form to wake them up. It's really bad form.

Oh, and it REALLY pisses me off.

Thank you for your consideration.

Joe Voter


Anonymous said...

Amen, sister. I'm on the national do not call registry because I don't want those calls from telemarketers. Nope, don't want political telemarketers either.

Evil Transport Lady said...

It almost makes you not want to vote.


Greybeard said...

I understand your frustration.

At Casa Greybeard-
I don't answer the door for canvassers OR Jehovah's Witnesses.
The machine answers ALL calls.
The phone is unplugged after lights out.
Problem resolved.

Sandi McBride said...

I guess you told them!

Jeff B said...

Shout it from the rooftops!!!

I'm right there with you.

MedicThree said...

Never admit your name to a door knocker. When they call ask they not come back. YOu can do the same when they knock.

If they insist... tell them that you are a volunteer for their opponent--i assure you they will never be back. They know they can't persuade you and they aren't going to remind you to vote!

The worst thing you can do it to tell them that you are undecided. If you are a jerk to them they could likely write you down as undecided too so that more and more drones will be there.

I can show anyone the tricks.... Another great thing to do is to cancel registration and then re-register on the last day possible. The voter records won't show you up soon enough for them to annoy you!

My campaign experience has taught me all I need to know on how to get rid of those annoying canvasers...