“A young woman I talked to at the airport last week said that she will not vote in the next election. I hate to hear that. I think if you don’t vote, you have no right to complain the next time around. You have voluntarily ceded your voice in this democracy. I told her that and she said, ‘After Obama, what is there left to hope for?'” — from Cenk Uygur‘s 8.9 firedoglake.com column, “Obama’s Tipping Point.”