Why You Should Vote for Senator Romantic

This is a contemporary and comedic critique on Romanticism and the Enlightenment through our enthusiastic senator, Senator Romantic. He uses the emotional and spiritual facets of Romanticism to convince the voters to vote for him but speaks lowly of the boring, rational ways of those from the Enlightenment. In this video, Senator Romantic is played by Michael Lee and the story was produced by Rafael Vasquez, Salvador Franco, and Nicholas Fries.


My name is Rafael Vasquez. I am a second-year Chemical Engineering major. I have different hobbies such as playing guitar and piano, reading philosophy, and gaming. I am also a big fan of the band, Radiohead so if you like Radiohead too, let me know. I am also a big fan of Albert Camus and his work so if you want to talk about him, let me know.

So far in the Humanities series, my favorite book is The Odyssey. It was a long read but the story of Odysseus and his son, Telemachus, was really captivating.

Like I said before, I am a big fan of Radiohead so if you’re interested, here’s a link to one of Radiohead’s best concerts.