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What do you do when all the familiar and personal means of reaching voters simply aren’t available? It’s a question, in the midst of the coronavirus, that many people are having a tough time answering.
It’s a familiar greeting I have used for years going door-to-door. Once the voter opens the door I say, “Hi, I’m David Kerr, and I wanted to ask if you’re planning to support….” Sometimes, I’ve done it for myself. More often than not, for others. I have even done door-to-door in Britain. It’s a little different there, though not much. “Hello, my name is David Kerr and I’m canvassing for your Conservative candidate, Andrew McNab, and I just wanted to ask if you’re planning to vote this Thursday.” The British are exceptionally polite, and I have frequently been invited in for cups of tea.
Whether, here, in Britain or for…