Essay The rock of all ages...and the coming elections Saturday, September 05, 2015 This rock has been a steady thump for centuries. It offers no glamour shots. It has an old greyish look. It makes color photos look monochrome. It is simply not cool. It does not make a good birthday present. It has no manual nor fanciful package. In fact, even without a manual, a child or an elderly person are equally adept at using it. It is a rock of all ages. New gadgets with fanciful names like Philip, Meyers, Braun, National etc have all appeared and threaten to usurp it's place. Yet, this rock seems immovable.