If you don’t vote, you don’t have a right to protest the Iraq war | SummitDaily.com

If you don’t vote, you don’t have a right to protest the Iraq war

As of late, I have been seeing Summit High students protesting the war in Iraq. Other protesters are appearing all over the country.

This makes me sick. What I was always told was that if you do not vote, then you aren’t allowed to have an opinion about the government.

As far as I know, you have to be 18 to vote, and most high school students are not. Nobody cared about the military or its involvement with other countries when I spent my four years in the Marine Corps getting shot at in many Third World countries.

Also, there has been a lot of complaining about the president and his actions. Well, he’s the president, and it is an elected office, and we elected him so you should be kicking yourself in the a**.

He is the leader of the Free World and a damn good one at that. The moral of the story is if you don’t vote, don’t complain.

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