If You Didn’t Vote Then Shut Your Mouth [Medium]

Did you vote? You did. Do you vote? You do. Good. That’s what I thought.

Unfortunately, not everyone does vote. There are a hundred different reasons why someone might choose not to vote. None of them are valid.

But that’s just like, you know, my opinion, man.

All of this is beside the point. The point is there’s a wave of stupidity sweeping the world. That’s right, another one.

Some people are actually proud of the fact that they don’t vote and boast about it on social media.

A worrying number of people are boasting about the fact that they don’t vote. Like it’s a source of pride.

And top of that pile? Self-appointed self-help gurus and so-called productivity experts and social media influencers.

If you read this, and think I mean you, then I’m looking right at you.

That’s right. People who make a living from telling other people what they should do with their lives. Telling other people not only that they don’t vote — and that they’re proud of it — but that they shouldn’t vote either.

Why?

Pull up a chair and strap yourself in.

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