Now I think of myself as a reasonable person and God knows I try to find the positive in every person I meet. I also try not to say anything bad about anyone and when I have a really diverse political or religious point of view from someone else I try to bite my tongue and shut up.
But, with all those “Mama Grizzlies” out there I just can’t take it anymore. I suffered through Sarah Palin and all the idiotic comments she made during the last presidential campaign. I prayed every single day that John McCain would not get elected. Not, mind you, because I thought he would not make a good president, but because the thought of him having a heart attack and dying and leaving Sarah in the White House made me nauseous. Okay, maybe not only nauseous, but scared to death. I mean really, can you picture someone running the most powerful country in the world who doesn’t even know the names of the newspapers she (maybe) reads? Or worse yet, whose best comment is “You betcha!”
And now, we have “Mama Grizzly, You Betcha the Second” Christine O’Donnell, running for the senate in my home state of Delaware. Not again! I had hoped that Sarah and her ilk would simply disappear into the woodwork and we wouldn’t have to suffer through her ignorance any longer. Now we have our own home grown version. This woman cancelled two national television appearances because she was “tired.” Or, was it that she had to do the laundry? I can’t remember. But it would seem to me that anyone running for the U.S. Senate would leap at the chance for such national exposure, maybe even walk over hot coals to do it. Guess she didn’t know “witch” way to turn! I can see her in the oval office on the phone saying, “You’ll have to cancel my next nationally televised press conference – our local Coven is meeting that day!” Go figure. No, don’t bother.
What really scares me, however, is that people actually voted for these women. What scares me more is that Sarah might run for president and people might actually vote for her. She might even win. If terror could be seen you would see that in me. I want someone who at least has a modicum of intelligence running this country. Just thinking about it makes me stutter! I-I-I-I jus-jus-just ca-ca-can’t t-t-take it a-a-n-nee-nee-y m-m-more!
Now, I know that I have friends (maybe now former friends) who think Sarah and her pals are wonderful, and I will agree that we are all entitled to our own opinions and our own votes. But, come on, if you want to have brain surgery you don’t send in the plumber! Oh, I just can’t take it anymore! I’m going to cancel my TV service and newspaper subscription until someone lets me know we have regained our national sanity. And, now I’m going to volunteer at “Elect Rational Real People for Congress.”