Ladies and gentlemen, I stand before you (well, type before you) an ashamed woman. I, vice-president of Student Citizens for Latah County and staunch political activist of sorts, . . . Last week I did . . . no. I can't say it. It's too embarrasing. Please excuse me.
Okay. I'm back. What I was trying to say before is that . . .
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There. Can you forgive me? It wasn't that I didn't try -- I just got my application for an absentee ballot in too late, and so they never mailed me one.