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Let me start off by saying that I am, in fact, a Democrat. So, that gives me free license to not only criticize the Republicans and their policies but also my own party as well. Not that there is anything wrong with the Democratic Party. No, not them. They are just fine. They totally have their shit together.

Sorry, the Democratic Party as a whole is really a subject for another rant. Not this one. This rant is more immediate. More “in your face.” What am I referring to? I'm referring to being subject to repeated requests to "help the Democrats take back Congress" every time I try to enter or leave my favorite Starbucks. And I do mean every time.

I don't know how many of you have had this happen and perhaps I go to this particular Starbucks too often so it affects me more. However, it happens every day at least twice a day. Once when I go in and once when I go out. I am approached aggressively by one or more grinning teenagers with clipboards who try to convince me that the Democrats are going to take back Congress and that my donation, no matter how small, will ensure that this happens.