Love You Guys: Stay With Us

A photo of me waiting to hear the election results.

So, I just sent my kids off to school, made myself some coffee, and took a copious amount of Advil and Tylenol. [Read more...]

Tearful Eyes, Empty Hearts, Just Lost

Nancy French, husband David, daughter Camille (13) and son Austin (11) react to the election results displayed on a television during Mitt Romney’s campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

We took our family to Boston for what we hoped would be a victory celebration.  It’s not.  While we wait for Gov. Romney to give his concession speech, some reporters have documented our distress for posterity.  Above is our whole family (with Camille in the background)  minus Naomi who is happily sleeping back home in Tennessee.

 

Final Reflections As the Votes Are Counted

I type this post mere hours before the first set of polls close on election day, and I must admit that I’m as nostalgic as I am anxious. [Read more...]

Who Wants it More?

Within the Romney campaign, the slogan carrying them through these grueling last hours comes from Friday Night Lights: Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.  I love this — it captures the idealism of Mitt Romney and the deep desire to serve and to make a profound difference.  But for those of us down here in the trenches, I prefer something grittier.  As this election is polling closer than any national election of our lifetime, here’s the question: Who really wants to win? [Read more...]

Bill Maher: “Black People Will Come After Romney Voters”

Newsbusters recently noted what they described as, “one of the most disgraceful things uttered during the 2012 campaign season.” [Read more...]


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