Haiti, oh Haiti.
On most days, I'm just trying to get along. But then there are times when I have a hard time understanding people. You might think that the anger would rise but that's not the emotion that forms. Instead, it's a not-so-smooth blend of sadness and confusion.
You might also think, given my political bent, that the objects of these emotions would be obvious. Oh sure, some of them are obvious, but Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh whip out their pathetic lack of humanity on a regular basis so there's nothing much to revisit with them. What seems worse to me is the phenomenon of the endless parade of Internet commentary: meta-pundits at the ready, chuckling and sneering at the national media ineptitude on display.
Yessir, that Robertson's a dummy, prognosticating using his twisted view of the maker. Ah, but you fools had best consult the 'scripture,' as you're putting yourselves in danger, just as the Haitians have done. You atheists, with your lack of spirituality, you just don't understand. It seems that their world view is driven by a god-as-puppetmaster. But wait, you're ignoring history and its political ramifications. And don't forget that that Obama fella is surely using this for his own political gain. Oh, he's just a stupid junkie. It's just the MSM doing its usual whining. What planet are they living on anyway? The moonbats are on the loose. No, it's the rich white guys.
Really? Any of you people want to print out the statements of the previous paragraph and take them down to Haiti? Seriously, do you want to convey any of these ideas to the man at the hospital whose daughter's skull was crushed in a house collapse? How about the woman devastated by the knowledge that her entire family has already been buried in a mass grave? The boy who can't find his parents? He's tired, confused, and has an exposed bone sticking out of his right forearm. Yes, I'm sure they'd all appreciate our 'views' on the earthquake.