I’m obsessed with the American election.
As a Canadian, I will forever use the excuse: “What happens to them affects me too!” in justifying my degree of dedication; but deep down, I just love the blood sport aspect.
I’ve never been a huge sports fan. Never had one team that I’m committed to cheering for. Never felt the need to spend money on jerseys, or boast about ‘my team’.
But with this election I am starting to understand that level of devotion.
This is a contest.
One with two competitors so different that each side feels they are the best. The answer to America’s problems – the white (or black) knight everyone needs.
Okay, I’m getting a bit dramatic. But I do know what I’m talking about.
I’ve seen every debate, monitored tweets, read every newspaper article (well, most), religiously watch Bill Maher; SNL; The Daily Show, subscribe to multiple news apps, follow the polls etc.
… and it’s all over in 17 days.