"People in the red states vote for McCain because he fought for us in a war," S1 informed me, "why do people in blue states vote for Obama?". Obviously, this is a question he needs to answer at recess tomorrow to some buddy of his.
How do you come with an explanation fit for a 7-year old? I can not mention torture, the overwhelming moral issue (for me at least) in this election. And things like science policy, innovation, diplomacy, temperament, etc. are too complex for him.
"Obama will help poor people find jobs and be able to go to the doctor," I finally told him.
(S2, of course, voted early. Against the black man, and for the blue man.)