Americans!!  You are the only ones who can participate in your upcoming election so on behalf of foreigners like me, (in my case, a proud Canadian living in Anguilla, British West Indies) PLEASE get involved and please vote.  The higher the turnout, the more those of us who are not Americans can respect your outcome.

To my regular readers, apologies for this digression from the management of law firms… but I was so tempted to express a political view and managed to suppress it in favour of simply encouraging participation.  There… it’s off my chest!  Thank you for permitting this indulgence.

For a word on civility in this context, have a look at the post of one of my heroes, American, Tom Peters: Civil! Civil! Civil!