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In reply to the discussion: What 'cha Gonna Do? [View all]


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13. I'm a doom and gloomer.
Fri Oct 2, 2020, 02:38 PM
Oct 2020

I'm really terrified about this election.

I'm terrified for my community, and the possibility of violence.

I'm terrified for my social security and the possibility of poverty.

Oddly, I do not share my fears much outside of DU. I had hoped that this was a safe space. I would never want to discourage anyone from voting.

It never occurs to me that gloom/doom depresses turn-out, because I am the kind of person who is motivated by it. Maybe I'm just wired differently.

What 'cha Gonna Do? [View all] qwlauren35 Oct 2020 OP
Voting is the only way to end the doom and gloom Walleye Oct 2020 #1
Already voted. Why wait? Midnight Writer Oct 2020 #2
Vote as usual? pwb Oct 2020 #3
+1 2naSalit Oct 2020 #7
I've already voted iwillalwayswonderwhy Oct 2020 #4
I added it. qwlauren35 Oct 2020 #9
someone doesn't know DU'ers? stillcool Oct 2020 #5
voting gloomily in Oregon 0rganism Oct 2020 #6
I voted about seven hours ago so I recuse myself. dameatball Oct 2020 #8
WA votes by mail. Of course I'm voting. uppityperson Oct 2020 #10
Screw doom and gloomers is my vote. LakeArenal Oct 2020 #11
I'm a doom and gloomer. qwlauren35 Oct 2020 #13
Well, generally I feel it's a choice one makes. LakeArenal Oct 2020 #15
Definitely qwlauren35 Oct 2020 #16
Its not just democracy at stake. BlueWavePsych Oct 2020 #12
DeSantis says I can run them down in my car if they block me. NightWatcher Oct 2020 #14
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