Some recent election-themed pieces to think about before voting (or not) in the most important election of this year!
"Your Vote Doesn't Count: Why (almost) everyone should stay home on Election Day," Katherine Mangu-Ward from the November 2012 issue
"Should You Vote for President?: As long as your vote is consistent with your conscience, it is impossible to waste your vote," Andrew Napolitano | November 1, 2012
"What Happens if Washington or Colorado Legalizes Marijuana Next Week?" Jacob Sullum | Nov. 2, 2012
"Sex, Drugs, and Union Rolls: 2012 Ballot Initiatives Mark the Real Battles: There's more to the political season than analyzing every utterance by Obama and Romney," Scott Shackford | November 1, 2012
"Closing Arguments Reveal That Both Presidential Candidates Are Full of It," Peter Suderman | Nov. 1, 2012
"Four More Years of War: No matter who wins in November, America will remain overstretched overseas," Matt Welch from the November 2012 issue
"The Democratic Party's Science and Technology Policy Platform," Ronald Bailey | September 11, 2012
"The Republican Party's Science and Technology Policy Platform," Ronald Bailey | September 4, 2012
Check Reason's topic page for Election 2012 for constantly updated 24/7 News updates, blog posts, and articles.
And check out topic pages for Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and especially Gary Johnson (Reason correspondent Garrett Quinn is traveling with the former governor of New Mexico til the close of the election).
Here's a Reason TV palate cleanser more refreshing than a shotgun barrel: Meredith Bragg's "Attack Ads, Circa 1800" (original air date: October 28, 2010)
For documentation of all the historical claims in the vid—and for articles on the upsides of negative campaigning— go here now.