Some dogs run after cars, others run to get treats, but a Fall River, Massachusetts goldendoodle named Oliver Winston Churchill Finelli is running for something a little more prestigious. He may not be your typical paw-litician, but this handsome boy with the esteemed-sounding name, is running for President of the United States of America. And his message is a simple one: Because People Suck.
I picked up my three year old son Brody from daycare Tuesday afternoon and headed to the polls before dinner. On the ride home, I explained to him that before we go in the house, that he and Daddy were going to stop and vote. Easy for me, the polling place is literally a tenth of mile from where I live so that was very convenient. Now came the hard part; explaining why we were doing it. How do
It's a long shot and I think people realize that. But, there are people so dead set on Donald Trump not moving into the White House that they'll desperately try anything right now. That's why if you're on social media, it hasn't been a quiet demonstration of protest and petitions.
The election has definitely had an affect on people. You see it all over social media or in just turning on the news with protests whether violent or peaceful. It's typically uncommon for the Superintendent of a school district to reach out not only to parents but the community with a reaction but, Dr. L. Oliver Robinson of Shenendehowa felt due to recent circumstances it was necessary.
Sean and Bethany came into the studio yesterday afternoon and said, "listen, this is a big ask but would you be interested..." I was basically like, "stop right there, I'm in!" Next thing I knew I was out bright and early this morning to talk to some of the Capital Regions best on Election Day at the different polling stations.