Sometimes voting for a third-party candidate just isn’t a strong enough statement.
A Virginia woman’s obituary says that rather than vote for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump or Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton for president, she died.
“Faced with the prospect of voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Mary Anne Noland of Richmond chose, instead, to pass into the eternal love of God on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the age of 68,” the obituary, published Tuesday in The Richmond Times-Dispatch, said.
Noland’s husband of 46 years, Jim Noland, told local news station WWBT that one of the couple’s sons wrote the opening line, and it was a tribute to his wife’s sense of humor.
He added that his wife worked as a wound care nurse and even after retiring, never stopped caring for others. She died after battling with lung cancer, he told the station.
As The Washington Post noted in January, plenty of obits this election cycle have made headlines for making political commentary, and a disproportionate number of them seem to be anti-Hillary.