Short Straw on the Short Bus

On Sunday, a blindfolded Egyptian boy between the ages of 5 and 8 will select the next pope of the Coptic Christians from among three candidates.  It is difficult to understand how our current electoral system is any better or different.

As photographic evidence suggests, the same could be said for the Yanks :

It goes something like this...

Featured : (from left to right) Barack Obama in whiteface, Mitt Romney in drag, and the American voter in ironic party hat.