I keep having a reoccurring thought about the up and coming governor’s election. It truly is my nightmare scenario. I’ll get to that in a minute. First of all, you must know that I think Speaker Andy Dillon and Attorney General Mike Cox were separated at birth. I think they look alike, talk alike, and even though one is supposed to be a Democrat, they both are essentially Republicans. So, in my mind, someone must have been adopted out or something as there is no way they can be so much alike and not be related. My mind knows they aren’t each other’s doppelganger but my heart tells me they could be. So my nightmare scenario is that both of them will win their respective primaries and the state of Michigan will end up with no real choice for a governor! Egad, can’t people see what I see?
If these are my choices in the November election, I don’t know what I will do! I have always voted. Do I leave the top of the ticket blank? Are there any third candidates I can vote for? I can’t possibly vote for Andy Dillon. He’s costing me a special “tax” of 3% more money that I must pay into my retirement. I’d like to smack him every time I get an email from him telling how he stuck it to me. Okay, he doesn’t put it quite that way but he wants everyone else to know how he’s going to get every piece of meat off me he can because I’m a public school TEACHER! Oops, I said a dirty word! I don’t know when the legislative body decided to set teachers in their gun sites but I know I’m a prime target. When I was a kid, everyone loved teachers. Today I feel like there’s a target on my back, so I’m getting worried about the primary that’s coming up. I’ve decided that I will beg every person I know to vote for Virg Bernero. So, here I am asking for your vote for Virg. No, really begging for your vote for Virg!
Virg Bernero is married to a teacher so he has to at least “get” teachers and understand how important education is. I saw him at the MEA rally in June and I like the fact that he’s out there trying to “fight” for change. Andy Dillon tries to paint Virg Bernero as an “angry” man. I say, “Who isn’t angry in Michigan and if you aren’t angry, why aren’t you?” I want someone willing to fight for our state and try to get it back on track. I don’t want someone I can’t trust to do the right thing and. Andy lost my trust when he picked my pocket and asked me how I liked it. He scares me with his forced smile and smarmy hair and I really find it hard to understand why he thinks it’s productive to shut down government instead of working to fix the budget! I also can’t get beyond the fact that he wants to tinker with my health care and isn’t really focusing on the real issues.
The issues of course are JOBS! If we can get jobs back in Michigan, it will solve many of our problems. I would like you to check out Virg at his website. http://www.votevirg.com/
If you aren’t sure who you want to vote for, please humor me and choose Virg. If you are voting in the Democratic primary he really is the only Democrat running. It will make me happy and isn’t that just what you would like to do…make me happy? Just think about it. I wouldn’t have to live my nightmare scenario. I would be hopeful for Michigan’s future. It would keep hope alive and I wouldn’t have to spend the next two months in turmoil over the November election. My primary vote was stolen once in the 2008 primary. I think I at least deserve to have this vote counted for the person I choose and maybe some of your votes as well! Come on make my day and vote for Virg Bernero!