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Love These 180 Amazing Images for America's Upcoming Election

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." — Groucho Marx

In 21 years as a small-town journalist, steering clear of politics wasn't an option.  I watched politicians from local to national governments discover problems and as the inimitable Mr. Marx pointed out, never actually fixing them.

Municipal elections brought up issues close to the heart which filled commentary and editorial space. Giving each candidate the opportunity to have their say involved connecting to them and providing a platform for their agendas.

When provincial and federal elections arose, it was more of the same. There were debates to cover and forays into the big leagues as national and provincial leaders stumped their way into our area to glad-hand and support the local candidates.

Through it all the job of our editorial staff was to be the eyes and ears of voters in our modest, rural community. We reported on th…