Tom Bissell is the author of several books. His most recent is “Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation.” He is writing a series of columns for Yahoo! News about the closing days of campaign 2012. Here’s a quote below, and follow the link for the full article.
“Most of us assume that our vote for our chosen candidate accurately–or at least tolerably–represents our beliefs. In truth, though, our politics frequently violate the coherence of our beliefs.”