Has anyone seen this going around Facebook?
DEAR LORD, THIS YEAR YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE ACTOR, PATRICK SWAYZIE. YOU TOOK
MY FAVORITE ACTRESS, FARAH FAWCETT. YOU TOOK MY FAVORITE SINGER, MICHAEL
JACKSON. I JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW, MY FAVORITE PRESIDENT IS BARACK
I'm not going to get into their picks for favorite actors and singers. I'm not even going to get into the fact that they are publicly praying for the death of a president (when I was repeatedly told to support our president - GWB - in a time of war).
Here's what bothers me...
One friend that posted this owns a small business and is not able to afford health care for his family. He has 2 kids and a stay-at-home wife.
Another friend who posted this just had part of her bowel resected due to colon cancer. She is now going through chemo/radiation. Her daughter had a skin infection and a rare strain of the chicken pox and was in the hospital for over a week just one week before the colon surgery. Now a bunch of my friends are organizing a benefit for them because they can't afford to pay their bills. They have insurance through my friends employer, but because he works for a small business, the coverage is pretty crappy so co-pays and deductibles are very high.
So how in the world can these people be praying for Obama's death? Why do they post things about how they are against the health care reform? How are they so ignorant?
I want to help them because they are friends, but the hypocrisy makes me gag. I am actually questioning whether they deserve help at all. Oh, I'll end up lending a hand, because politics should never trump friendship. But I'm finding it awfully hard not to open my mouth and call them out on their stupidity. Instead I'm doing it here.