Me: Oh, yes, she does have cute kids! Yes, they are a very attractive family.
Caller: Well, I know who I'm voting for, for sure!
Me: I haven't made up my mind yet; I'm not happy with either of the two main candidates.
Caller: You can't trust Obama, that's for sure! Oho, no, there's no way you can trust him!
Me: Politicians are like that, aren't they? They say so much and yet you can't tell if they're really telling the truth.
Caller: Well! I'd say you can certainly believe John McCain!! He was a prisoner of war in Vietnam, you know. And you know they offered to let him go because of who his dad was, and he refused their offer! So!!
***Beth changes subject, wraps up phone call, hangs up phone, beats head against wall and wonders (yet again) if we really are getting exactly the government we deserve***