A few months ago, I had a conversation with a highly intelligent colleague who told me that he was thinking of not voting in the presidential election because none of the candidates were “in touch with the coming revolution,” represented by the Occupy Wall Street protests. I tried to explain that there were great differences between the candidates on a host of other important issues, to say nothing of the critical nature of Supreme Court appointments over the next four years. But I’m not sure I convinced him.
This upsets me more than some well-informed person casting a thoughtful vote for a candidate I oppose because that candidate matches his or her values. I respect that, however alien it
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