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I miss America.

Jared Sexton writes about what makes the white working class and evangelicals tick and has this to say about where we are as a country right now:

In other words, we now have to put everything else aside and bring this country to a standstill in order to deal with this problem. This much pain was preventable. All it took was leadership that was capable of dealing with it instead of using it to attack his “enemies” in the blue states.

So, as we wind down again and become a nation of shut-ins, maintaining a slow, syrupy pace, I remember the time not too long ago when the America i thrived in was a fast paced, mind melting, thrilling roller coaster ride of energy, talent and spirit.

Like this, this is when America was great. The visuals in this video will make you weep:

I’m outta here for the afternoon. Going to mask up and hit IKEA.

Hej do.

She seems nice

Somehow, Trump has managed to reach deep down into millions of people and pull up the darkest parts of their minds for all of us to see.

I’m not sure that was such a good idea. I don’t mean for Trump. I mean for them. There might be something cathartic about unleashing this kind of vicious anger at the rest of the world but you have to live with the fallout later.

I guess she’s hot to someone. 🙄

Here’s another one:

Ok, she goes to a Trader Joe’s without a mask. Someone asks her to put one on. People, there is no tactful way to ask someone like this to put a mask on. But what really disturbs me is all of the sudden the person who asks her to put a mask on is a Democratic pig. That’s twice today in two separate videos. That anger and rage that someone is taking away their freedom to deny the pandemic and do whatever the f#%^ they want is directed at Democrats. And by the way, why does she assume that only Democrats go to Trader Joe’s? The other person could have been a Republican, independent or a cancer patient going through chemo. But no, she jumps straight into politicizing the mask thing and presumed that it’s a Democrat who is trampling on her right to “live free or die”. Or “live free AND die” in this case.

Anyway, it’s a trend. A few more n’s and we can call it a correlated. It is “Democrats are taking away your liberty by acting like this virus is worse than it is and they shouldn’t be allowed to get away with that.”

Who benefits from promoting this kind of false narrative and hateful disunity? Which media outlet is spreading this? And what, besides freaking out and shrieking, are the Karens and Butch’s going to do about it next? Is this part of a strategy to paint mask wearers as the antichrist Democrats of communism or is it coming from a sense of fear and frustration that they are losing the argument? And the plot?