“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.” F. A. Hayek from his book, "The Road To Serfdom".
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!