Banal Thought of the Night: Katie Couric Says If You Don't Vote, You Can't Complain!


"Voting is a responsibility I take very seriously…and always feel great about being part of the process. Everyone complains about government dysfunction but I feel that you don't have the right to complain if you don't do anything about it!"

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If there's one right that really is inalienable, it's the right to complain about government dysfunction (and private-sector dysfunction, too). Whether you vote or not. I like to vote too and to (hopefully) influence politics via writing and other activities. But if you don't want to do any of that, it sure as hell doesn't mean you can't voice opinions.