The real definition of a wasted vote is when you fail to vote for what you believe in, and instead vote against something you don’t believe in. You can overthink this, you can look at what you THINK might happen under a Clinton versus a Trump Presidency, but at the end of the day on Nov. 8, you will have voted for the same candidate as Henry Kissinger, Robert Kagan, Paul Wolfowitz, Hank Paulson, Meg Whitman, and most likely the entire Bush family — as well as the Koch Bros.. If you do that, how can you ever argue that you so not support the same policies and priorities as they do? Your vote will be counted, valued and viewed EXACTLY as theirs are.

Joe is a US Ex-Pat with dual US-EU citizenship, who travels Europe extensively, commenting on trends, attitudes, politics and more.

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