I was reminded by an email that today 11/08/2011, is election day in New York.  What are the issues?  Who is running for office?  Does anybody know?  Does anyone care?  I turned the tube to NY1 to see if I could find out, but after being told that it was a sunny day, blasted with car and health insurance commercials, local sports, stock exchange applause and bell ringing and more weather; I almost gave up.  OK, here it comes, several borough District Attorney seats are up for grabs.  Most of the candidates are running unopposed.  I expect that much of the citizenry will decide to miss this chance to affirm our electronic democracy.  Snore…

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