Larry Lessig explains his position much better on his blog, but here are my reasons for supporting Barack:
- He has the right experience to get stuff done.
- He's serious about terrorism, crime, and corruption.
- He represents what makes America the "shining city on the hill", a return to American values.
Maybe the last point is the most valuable. I'm not a big believer in exceptionalism, but in the US, we're supposed to be the good guys. We need to live up to our own beliefs. We need to remind ourselves, and the world, of our values and turn that into action.
Oh, maybe one other reason for supporting Barack: