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Friday, October 24th, 2008

If you were President, what would you do? Well, our friends at GOOD/Video are asking exactly that. If you are one of millions of Americans who would like voting to be more convenient, and you don’t understand why we vote on Tuesday, you are not alone. To find out why, click here.

Check out Mos Def’s response to GOOD/Video when they asked him. At the 1:41 mark, Mos exclaims that folks should vote on the weekend. Right on!

2 Responses to “Weekend Voting? Mos Def!”

  1. Philip Nealey » Blog Archive » An Internal PSA For Ogilvy Says:

    [...] a side note, why oh why isn’t election day on a weekend? It should be held on a weekend. Sometimes, America is just [...]

  2. Philip Nealey » Blog Archive » An Internal PSA For Ogilvy Says:

    [...] a side note, why oh why isn’t election day on a weekend? It should be held on a weekend. Sometimes, America is just [...]

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I had no idea voting on Tuesday was a thing. I just never took notice of the day of the week. Thanks for sharing!

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