As a reminder that states' registration deadlines start expiring on Monday October 6th (go here if you still haven't registered!!), Steven Colbert kicked off his Voter Abstinence campaign last night. It's modeled on sexual abstinence campaigns, and encourages young people (less than half of whom voted in 2004) to consider whether they're really ready to commit to a candidate this time. John McCain approved his message, such as, but not the orgy.
I lost mine to Kerry. To continue to virginity metaphor, Kerry is half pity fuck, half that guy you convince yourself you actually love and then, a couple weeks after it's over, you realize you never REALLY loved him to begin with, you just wanted someone to do it with.