There should be an election channel. Election Network. or The Election Channel. There’s a Weather Channel, a Food Network, a SciFi Channel… If the election is going to start earlier and earlier every time — we might as well prepare for the days (coming sooner than I realize, I’m sure) of solid elections — one election season will just run right into the next one, there will be constant political ads on TV, constant trash-talking by otherwise civilized people – and this will warrant The Election Channel. I wonder how many people will opt for this in their cable package. They’ll probably make it one of those “bonus” channels you get automatically.
In other news – I recently came across this chart and thought it was fascinating. I hope you can read it here — if not it’s HERE. The blue color indicates places in the country where there are more single men than single women. Red indicates more single women than single men. So the bigger the dot — the bigger the discrepancy between the number of single men and single women. Get it?
Dad, I thought of you and your people-watching when I saw this. Check out the difference in the eastern and western halves of the country. I think most of the blue dots can be explained by military installations or immigrants to areas of applicable industry or employment — but I can’t think of why there’d be more women in some places than others — thoughts?