Friend’s Facebook Update: “****** is MOVING OUT OF THE COUNTRY because of B. Hussein Obama!”
Me: “I wanted to move 8 years ago, but the world didn’t end like I thought it would. Regardless of how we feel about the new President, life will go on.”
Friend: “You are right, life will go on but I don’t want to live in a socialistic country! He is a very scary evil man who has fooled a lot of people!”
Me (trying really hard to be kind): “Wow, you have really strong feelings about it! It is interesting how we have all switched. I thought and still think that W. was scary and evil (well, mostly some people on his staff). So I guess the universe balances itself out. My condolences that you have that view of our new president. That is not a fun place to be. It was pretty rough on the other side of things for the past 8 years, so in a strange way I can understand how you are feeling.”
The reactions to my gay marriage stance have been mixed (although many people were kind and understanding, even if they disagreed, so thank you). Here’s one:
Finally, for Utahns, how in the holy name of Buddha did Chris Buttars get reelected? Who were the 18,000 people in South Jordan that voted him in again? Do they not like black babies either?