Maybe that’s what the future holds for American politics. It could be like American Idol or Dancing with the Stars. We could select our president by using a panel of judges. Oprah may not and probably won’t run. We say that all in the same breath. But folks don’t like the electoral votes all of a sudden and the other side doesn’t like the popular vote idea. Get Paula Abdul and Mick Jagger, throw in Meryl Streep for a little balance and you’ve got the deal. “I give her a 10. She looks good, sounds good, is good and she is a Democrat and a minority. What else can we ask for? The other guy? I give him a minus one. He doesn’t like women, has too much money, his hair is awful and he’s a TV star, not a president. Oh, wait. So is our gal. but we digress. After all, fair and balanced like CNN is what we are. “ Then we open all the borders, beg forgiveness from the UN, band gasoline and cars and live on nothing but weight watchers. It really is the American way. Doesn’t it make you feel like Paul Revere? Kinda sorta?