Sunday, March 4, 2012

It's your fault -- no, it's your fault

The body count had barely begun before the nasty stuff on-line got started.

I was reading news accounts of the deadly tornado outbreak in the mid-west when, as is my custom, I began reading the comments. By the third post, the reactions had pivoted from concern for the survivors to whether we should hate and blame the left or the right for the storms. Seriously.

Weather tragedy is not political.

We are in trouble as a nation when every goddamn thing becomes political.
Deep trouble.

Try this three-step program:
(1) step back
(2) take a deep breath
(3) now shut up and quit typing

Time for me to follow my own advice.

2 comments:

The South Plainsman said...

You are absolutely right. Everything is far too politicized.

It intereferes with anything getting done.

Anonymous said...

Both political parties should follow your advice.

Now, about Rush Limbaugh...

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