Originally Posted by alnorth
Agreed, though I didn't vote for Kerry.
The hard-core supporters invest so much time, effort, and emotion into a campaign, if it never had a chance thats one thing, but when its close and they lose thats heart-breaking. Its even worse when you go into election night pretty sure you will win and then get beat badly.
I'll never take joy in watching that kind of misery even if I didn't vote for him. Better to either focus on the joy of the winning campaign, or just move on.
I guess I don't understand why normal people think it matters to them at all. I doesn't make any sense to me. When I see people sincerely upset over this election it immediately makes me think they aren't very intelligent.