From May 20 through June 3rd, there is to be no discussion of US politics. All existing threads on the subject will be closed. People can start new ones once the hiatus is over. See the thread in Trouble Tickets for more info.
Yeah, I'm sorry. The Internet went out at my Grandparents' house this week, and we couldn't get it back up until after Christmas. I couldn't get online even to let anyone know what was going on. I'll get an update later this afternoon.