Put Not Your Trust in Princes….or Pigs with Lipstick Either

Normally I try to be optimistic, reasonable, and grateful but the latest shenanigans by our leaders, and wannabe leaders tries my patience and threatens the other characteristics I mentioned previously. Do the people on the one side REALLY believe a candidate from the other party called one of their own a pig? Do the people on the other side REALLY believe that a woman vice-presidential candidate is such a threat she should be compared, unfavorably, to Pontius Pilate? The average citizen is left with some unhappy choices. I can believe that my political leaders REALLY are that stupid and got elected in spite of suffering from brain-cell deficit disorder or I have to believe that my country’s leaders are so cynical and dismissive of my own intelligence that they think I will believe and act on anything they say just because someone with a label behind their names says it. As Slim Pickens famously said in Blazing Saddles,  “I AM depressed.”


About Edward

Dishwasher, bartender, cook, house painter, movie usher, Marine helicopter pilot, teacher, administrator, teacher again, retired teacher, Secular Franciscan, Lay Ecclesial Minister- it's been an interesting ride.
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