My thoughts this election cycle:
It seems a given that most politicians lie, cheat and steal, so there’s nothing shocking this go-round
And if that’s true, then all that we voters can do is vote for the individual who we feel lies, cheats and steals from the public the least, and has contributed the most
It also seems a given that, if Americans want politicians who are mostly pure, then we need to not only elect those who are, but we also need to feel compelled to continue standing with them once the liars, cheaters and thieves come gunning for them
And come gunning they will
Because think about it. When a purest begins tying the hands of those who have long since held access to the money and power, what else would happen?
They’re gonna just walk away because someone who is not of the establishment is in office?
Nope. Change isn’t pretty. Those looking to regain control will resort to any means, including – lying, cheating and stealing – to have a purest removed from office
I’m apolitical, but this I now know, and only from my husband’s experience as Mayor of Kansas City
So, as always, be careful what you wish for, as the granting comes with obligation
If you want to succeed, that is
For this election though, whoever becomes our next president, our nation needs to support that person, or work respectfully to have them removed from office
Because if we continue trashing our leaders, our nation will not prosper
Worse, I fear we’ll look weak to the rest of the world
And that, more than anything else, opens the door to terrorism
Just a few thoughts from someone who doesn’t know much about anything. But hopefully, you’ll enjoy the photographs!