In the aftermath of the second debate, the leading contender for the worst of the three debates, we all collectively believed that it couldn’t get any worse from there. Even the shiny image of somehow undecided voter Ken Bone couldn’t keep us in any sense of fantasy after it came out that he’s into some weird stuff on Reddit.
People decided to watch the debates in different ways. Here at WKU, the Political Engagement Project, the Housing and Residence Association and the Student Government Association teamed up to host a watch party aptly called Top the Vote.
Moving past the last debate and any sort of factual analysis of that (you can find that here), we have to ask ourselves an important question.
Who is Big Red voting for?
Following the event, Big Red tweeted that it “Had a great time last night at WKU Top the Vote.” The tweet shows Big Red with political signs for Trump, Clinton and Libertarian presidential nominee, a man who may still not know what Aleppo is, Gary Johnson.
Anyhow, it’s time to dive into the big question of who does Big Red support for president? First, let’s go off the assumption that Big Red is a literal manifestation of WKU and all the strings that come attached with that. Meaning the whole international reach tagline, red towels, etc.
Let’s start off with Johnson. Likely the biggest deterrent for Big Red to not vote for Johnson is his support for abolishing the entire Department of Education. Which seems super edgy to just get rid of an entire federal department until you realize that Pell Grants are a pretty good thing and help the university and students alike.