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Wednesday, 5 November, 2008 3:14 AM
Voters Have a Wide Range of Opinions at Detroit's Lodge Elementary School
PHOTO BY JASON RZUCIDLO / ©AMERICAJR.com
Voters are lined up outside the Detroit Elections Office on W. Grand Blvd on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
-- Barack Obama (Democratic), Sarah Palin and John
McCain (Republican) have been spoofed on NBC's Saturday
Night Live, which has been gaining more momentum in its
34th season -- even the latters made an apperance on the sketch
comedy. Thanks to the start of Tina Fey's impersonation of
Palin as well as the success of their primetime specials on
the debates, the show continues to hit season-high ratings
for the first time in a decade. But don't expect the "Not
So Ready for Primetime Players" influence the public's
decision to choose their favorite candidate -- for it is good
humor and fun. The United States, said one woman, is the only
country ever to make fun of politicians due to freedom of
according to several young men (including students of Wayne
State University) don't want Obama to win because he's black,
and they don't want a black man to win. People who live in
cities or towns like Canton and Farmington Hills are the upper
class with money, and people who live in cities or towns like
Detroit and Dearborn are the middle class who don't have money.
"You ask why people go to jail for selling stuff?"
one of them asks. "Because there's nothing else to do
[out here] -- not jobs. Ain't nothing out here to find."
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