October 16, 2008

People Scare Me

I am not going to make it until the election. You people are scaring the shit out of me! Seriously, scaring. the. shit. out. of. me! Now, pipe down, Krissi, "you people" are not necessarily Republicans in this case. "You people" are all of those who are calling the other guy a terrorist, the devil, the anti-Christ, Commie, and so on and so forth. Okay, maybe I am talking about Republicans. Only because I've only heard those things from Republicans. I'm sure there are idiots at Obama rallys doing some scary shit. Have you seen the videos of these rallys? It's scary. Someone from one of those videos is gonna be on the news pulling out a gun in slow motion right before the Secret Service jumps them on Inauguration Day. I'm not the only one who sees this coming am I?


I don't agree with everything either candidate supports but neither one of them is a fucking terrorist because of it. I'm not going to get red in the face screaming at supporters of the other guy, damn them to Hell, or make an empty promise to leave the country should he be elected. No, I'm gonna stay right here in a country where your right to be a fucking hipocrit and entice hatred is thoroughly protected.


Now before you start leaving snarky comments, just put on your big girl/boy undies and take a breath. While you might think you know my political beliefs based on this one blog entry, you do not and I'll thank you to not patronize me by assuming that you do. I will not argue with a friend over politics, I will argue with one over disrespect. I respect your right to support Obama, McCain or Bugs-fucking-Bunny if you so choose, and to think what you will about them. I expect you to respect my right to be scared shitless of fanatics on both sides.

10 comments:

Karen said...

I am absolutely, 100% with you on this. Politics in general, drive me crazy. I never, NEVER discuss it with anyone, including my husband, because it always leads to a mess. I'm rambling.....
I, too, am scared to death! I am stunned by the stupid things people say and do. I fully support one candidate and not the other. BUT whoever is elected, is elected BY THE PEOPLE. So, we need to respect it, it's fair boys and girls. If we dont respect our leaders, whoever they may be, how on earth can we ask the rest of the world to???
(that went on a little longer than planned... : )

Karen said...

I am absolutely, 100% with you on this. Politics in general, drive me crazy. I never, NEVER discuss it with anyone, including my husband, because it always leads to a mess. I'm rambling.....
I, too, am scared to death! I am stunned by the stupid things people say and do. I fully support one candidate and not the other. BUT whoever is elected, is elected BY THE PEOPLE. So, we need to respect it, it's fair boys and girls. If we dont respect our leaders, whoever they may be, how on earth can we ask the rest of the world to???
(that went on a little longer than planned... : )

Ashley. Unscripted... said...

**stands up and applauds**

Well said.

Catherinette Singleton said...

I would like to just high five you right now.

People are going absolutely mad over this whole thing. I can't wait until this election is over.

I don't want to hear all the freaking snarky comments anymore. NO MORE!

Karol said...

Way to put it out there. I'm terrified of all those crazy ass-holes out there,too. People are just so freaking ignorant, it's outrageous.

Posey said...

Whether I support Obama or not, I'm very afraid for him. I can just see the never ending news broadcasts of the slow motion Secret Service men jumping on some crazy!

BPOTW said...

Unfortunately it's not all going to end on the 4th! I see law suits and other wranglings that will be forcing this stuff on us for a while to come...

Thanks for submitting your post!

NV said...

*Applauds*

Frankly, I'm terrified by all of it. ALL OF IT. But the thing that keeps me up at night, the thing that makes me really flirt with the verge of insanity was said just a few weeks ago by comedian Chris Rock.

The problem is, it's NOT funny.

Day after the election:
"Barack, you got the most votes ... too bad you didn't win."

And this is entirely possible. And if this is what happens, God help us all. Because it's not going to be the same as when they said it to Al Gore. Not even close.

Oh2122 said...

Holy cupcakes, yes! It's like this election is some kind of dog whistle for the terminally insane. Where the heck have these nutjobs been tucked away?? Honestly, it's as if the sly comments and innuendo have given every whack job the green light for all their pent up neo-rage.

I actually had a nightmare this week about CNN coverage of - please no - an assasination.

And for what it's worth, if my son ever becomes president, I will push for the abolition of the electoral college. I understand we are, in practice, really a republic and not a democracy, but this is too much. Why does my vote in perma-blue MA count less than one in OH?

And then I ranted all over a nice blogger's comment section...

Elizabeth said...

I totally agree w/ Alicia, my fellow Bostonian, above! The electoral collage is only used for president, and originally the system was designed for 2 candidates, no running mate. The "loser" or second place winner if there were more than 2 candidates, became VP. That's why the vice-pres only has 1 responsibility, in the situation where the pres and VP are polar opposites on issues the pres gets final say.
I, too am frightened of the repercussions of this election. I am definitely staying home on Wednesday, so glad I don't have to go into the city that day!