The United States, democratic and various though it is, is not an easy country for a fiction-writer to enter: the slot between the fantastic and the drab seems too narrow.
Our old - fashioned system is better than any new - fangled voting machine. Not only is it guaranteed to work, but there is something I find appealing in putting a mark on a piece of paper for the candidate of your choice, as opposed to pulling a lever as if you were gambling on a slot machine in Las Vegas.jean chrétien
It's playing with people's lives, like you were playing a slot machine. [...] I love slot machines, but I don't like Russian roulette.Patient Jina Luther on Tennessee's "Standard Spend Down" healthcare lottery, The Daily Show, June 5, 2013
I'm gonna take this gun, and I'm gonna put it in that slot. You're gonna take it, and you're gonna blow your brains out.Who: Eden McCain
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