BackTalk was on the road again--this time at Via Colori, the popular street painting festival, held in September at Goodale Park.

BackTalk was on the road again--this time at Via Colori, the popular street painting festival, held in September at Goodale Park.

If you could elect anyone you know as president, who would it be and why?

Daddy. He does good things and teaches good things.

-- Paige, 9

God.

-- Kristen, 5

My sister. She's nice.

-- Emma, 8

My dad because he tried once.

-- Reese, 8

My daddy. He's a grown man and he's special.

-- Leah, 5

Barack Obama because he would be the first African-American president.

-- Troy, 8

Why is it important to vote?

So people don't keep doing bad things.

-- Paige, 9

So we can have a president.

-- Emma, 8

So we have better places to live and we can be safe.

-- Reese, 8

Because we need a new president.

-- Troy, 8

If you were president of the United States, what is the first thing you would do?

Make better medicine.

-- Paige, 9

Ballet.

-- Kristen, 5

Make the pool stay open longer.

-- Emma, 8

Make the U.S. cleaner.

-- Reese, 8

Give the poor people a thousand dollars.

-- Troy, 8

Why do you think the United States of America is such a great country?

Because we are free to believe anything.

-- Reese, 8

What kinds of things do you like to do in the winter?

Go snow skiing.

-- Emma, 8

Are you planning on going to college when you grow up?

Yes, in California.

-- Reese, 8

What do you want to be when you grow up?

A veterinarian because I like animals.

-- Abbey, 10

An neonatologist or a vet.

-- Emma, 8

I might be a doctor.

-- Reese, 8

Be a doctor and help people.

-- Leah, 5

The president or an artist.

-- Troy, 8

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