"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us to no end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
C S Lewis
Bud Bass, aka akblackdawg
"Your life today is a result of your attitude and the decisions you made yesterday. Your life tomorrow will be the result of your attitude and the decisions you make today." unknown
Even politicians are people at some level, and can actually feel sympathy for parents of a young child cut down at 9 years old.
Is there some political bandstanding going on? You bet! I don't think the two are mutually exclusive however.
God Bless PFC Jamie Harkness. The US Army's newest PFC, but still our neighbor's little girl!