'Schlunk' went the voting lever
To me, the most patriotic day of the year is not the Fourth of July. It's not Veteran's Day. Nor is it Thanksgiving. It's Election Day. That's when I feel most American.
I love to vote. I find it thrilling.
I once wrote a column about the last time I voted against Richard Nixon (I loathed Nixon, but I suppose you've already inferred that):