Mary Schmich: To vote is to hope

I walked my ballot up to the drop box at the neighborhood high school last week, and for a few minutes, in the company of the autumn leaves and all those other voters, it was possible to believe that everything is going to be fine.The majority of Americans would vote for sanity and decency. The votes would be properly counted. The world would never be perfect, but soon it would get better.To vote is to hope.I’d hung on to my ballot for a while after it arrived in the mail, keeping it within eyeshot so that I could hear it every time it asked, “What are you waiting for?”I wasn’t sure why I was …

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