The trip was fun. I met some good people on the bus, but the doors we knocked on were interesting. We had a whole range of people. I remember we broke into smaller groups. I was with four other people, and at one point the list we had pointed us towards a trailer park. The rest of the car was worried we would run into some redneck McCain supporters, but I told them that the people in those trailers are our base, that they are hardest hit by the downturn in the economy, and that they will be the builders of the revolution. I convinced them to go to the trailer park, and the first door we knocked on, the guy comes out in his underwear, scratching himself, and talks in a dukes of hazard esque accent, "What you want?" "We're here with Barack Obama for President, do you know who you are voting for yet?" And he replies, "Oh we're voting Democratic. Obama's gonna get the economy goin' again, just like it was under Clinton." He ended up taking a sign for his car. So don't judge people before you knock on their door!
This shot of the bus trip was taken by lawyer Jeffery Paul Smith. His comment?
"Matt flashes a peace sign. Obviously a socialist. I'd guess our busload resulted in about 1,000 doors knocked on."