(03-05-2012 07:49 PM)sandnsea Wrote:
(03-05-2012 12:27 PM)janedrake Wrote: What a gallery of knee-jerk, ignorant hate. After all these years, I should be used to what passes for actual commentary in the right-wing world, but this is truly nauseating. What was that Obama said during the 2008 campaign? Something along the lines of "It's almost as though they take pride in being ignorant." How true that remains today.
ignorant and inhuman. What do you call it when half the nation turns to bullying when they don't like something they hear? These people are just bullies with a megaphone.
Sandnsea, "inhuman" is a word I've often thought of in regard to today's "conservatives." To tell you the truth, even I get tired sometimes of seemingly "hating on" Republicans - but they truly scare the crap out of me, so that I feel I can't
let my guard down!
Not a shred of human compassion, decency, intelligence or just plain generosity is seemingly present in ANY of the people who show up to cheer Romney, Santorum, Gingrich or Paul. They SCARE me - the thought of what would happen if any of these candidates attained high office through their "supporters."
Wherever there is talk about killing, destroying, stopping, stripping, shredding or refusing something that has anything to do with human decency or compassion - today's conservatives cheer. Don't even think about talking about having a heart - they will boo! This is NUTS. And embarrassing for me as an American - this is what the world stage is currently seeing - once again, the underbelly of our country exposes itself for all to see. Oy.
I have often wondered - okay, half-facetiously - are these people actually human