Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "depravity"

5 Reasons to Rejoice in an Election Season

Yes, you read that right. There are actually reasons to rejoice in a presidential campaign season filled with rumor, innuendo, nastiness, and vitriol from both sides. Like you, I'm a bit tired already and the campaign has hardly begun. But, I've been thinking that there are many silver linings in an election season. Here are five: 1) You can rejoice because you live in America and not Cuba. Think about it, nations governed by totalitarian regimes don't feature nasty political campaigns. Nobody in Cuba or North Korea is complaining about dinner-time robo calls, nasty mailers, or grainy, fear-inducing half-true TV ads. There are no elections, real elections. Only strong-armed dictators who rule by the sword. Consider that in our country you can utter the most vitriolic statements about the current politicians in office and not get sent to jail or have your business taken away or have your family threatened with death. I...

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