Michigan has a Cool Cities Initiative, which was instituted by Gov. Jennifer Granholm in 2004, “aimed at revitalizing cities in Michigan to make them more vibrant and energetic.” The primary push behind the initiative was the debilitating amount of recent college graduates who, upon graduation, immediately located the nearest exit and ran straight through it.
Election law is boring. There’s really no way around that fact. It doesn’t boast the furor and excitement that surround political issues such as gay marriage, abortion, gun regulation or even taxation mainly because it’s not easy to classify positions on election law into a form that can be ragefully shouted or quaintly packaged onto a placard at a rally.
Saturday, I sat at the counter of Ben’s Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C., and ate an absurdly delicious chili dog and a side of fries. Ben’s is a quintessentially cliché destination on any D.C. tourist’s list of must-sees, and I knew I had to see it at some point while I worked for the summer in our nation’s capital.
No one can disagree with the fact child sexual abuse must stop. I realize this is a topic that people quickly avert their eyes from because of how uncomfortable this issue is. It gets swept under the proverbial rug, and we even might refuse to acknowledge it completely.