Imagine living in a country that was so afraid and paranoid that the word community had negative connotations, a place where citizenship, understanding, and awareness had been replaced by fear, spite, and ignorance.
Government candidates running on a platform that riding bike is bad but laying off state employees good, would not only not to be laughed off the stage, but actually had a chance of winning Governorships! A place where wanting to belong to a global community dedicated to unity was bad, but drilling for gas and oil was okay.
image by pfv.There are some strange things going on in the fine United State of America. I will confess that I ignore most everything that passes these days as serious political discourse. Except for the occasional Daily Show or Stephen Colbert Report, I choose to wait for the wreckage of the vicious shallow farce that falls into my lap from friends, Twitter and my RSS feed.
On thing that is clear is that any system that takes Sarah Palin seriously and actually has Tea Party members running for serious government posts is ready to implode. I don't know about you, but I can't trust anyone who can't even manage to smile authentically.
I wish somehow this guy's caravan could get encircled by an angry mob of lesbian critical massers pelting him with...I will stop here before I become unproductive and mean.
I wish HST was here to say what I cannot. Shaking head in disgust and clicking on the link. What next America? What next?