A Closing Remark Before Election Night

Omar Sharaki
Nov 3, 2020

It’s easy for us to dismiss both candidates as equally inadequate. To downplay the power our voices hold to enact real change. Or believe that the outcome will have no real consequences either way.

But to those who stand to lose the most, the consequences are very real. Issues such as health care, immigration, crisis management, environmental protection, gun violence, inequality, and hate are without question affected by policy.

And policy is put in place by the very people we deem ineffectual. Once we accept that this is what’s at stake…

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Omar Sharaki

Software developer, standup comedian, and guy you wouldn’t mind sitting next to on a plane.