Boy howdy! I think you'd have to be living under a rock to miss the fact that Tuesday is/was election day! I am certainly looking forward to no longer having political ads pop up on the computer, on the TV, everywhere I look!
I saw this article today - too late to impact for today, but I'm hoping I remember to come back and review its suggestions the next time an election comes around:
One of my favorite statements, "Seek to persuade, not pulverize."