Done with candidates.
Done with debates.
Done with the two political parties (though done with one far more than the other, truth be told).
Done with announcements.
Done with campaigns.
Done with announcements, all of it.
And even ignoring we have, still, a little more than half of this month to go, ignoring February, we have 9 more months of this to go until the actual November election date.
Don't get me wrong, however. I still know how important this election is and I'm still engaged and still decidedly for my candidate for the presidency but holy cow. These things go on and on and on.
We should be better than this.
We should be smarter than this.
And we are.
Or we could be.
I've written about this before. We could fix this and rather simply. Probably not easily but simply.
Too many Americans likely don't know that's what the Brits did or that that's how they run their elections---or that we could.
Could you imagine elections that don't last 2 years? I know I could. How much better, how much improved would that be?
We wouldn't have to waste all this time and all the money we do on the elections.
Government officeholders wouldn't be perpetually running the next election race, just to get re-reelected.
We wouldn't have to go through this nonsense.