Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Rick Santorum

You would think when someone is running for President of the United States there would be a certain amount of decorum as befits the lofty office of the President. You would expect candidates to run as if they plan to represent and protect the rights of all citizens, not just some of them. You would expect people who vote for a candidate to judge whether they will do a good job representing the interests of all Americans, not just some of them. I know, I'm living in a fantasy world, however, on what freaking planet is Rick Santorum a viable candidate for President of the United States?!

Here are some of Mr. Santorum's stances on various issues:

Birth control / contraception: 1. No sex for married couples unless you're trying to have a child. 2. No contraception for anyone for any reason. I guess a woman in his world view shouldn't have the right to control her own body. I guess he doesn't understand birth control is used to alleviate many female reproductive issues and is not used simply to control birth. And who the hell does he think he is coming into the bedrooms of married couples and telling them when they can have sex? It's guys like Santorum, who are so religiously nuts, that gives religion a bad name. story

Homosexuality: Mr. Santorum believes a man who is in prison and has abandoned his children is better than two gay, loving, supportive parents for a child. No, seriously, he really did say that, he really does believe that. story

Racism: Mr. Santorum believes Black people are different from white people, and that they're shiftless, lazy, and taking government handouts. story What century is this guy living in? Have his knit sweater vests cut off circulation to his brain? His stance on so many issues is so backward, so offensive, I'm really stunned people are actually supporting him. Do they understand who this guy is? If this guy were a Muslim saying all this, people would be going nuts about all this, but because he labels himself a conservative Christian, well, that's okay. No it's not. It's not okay for anyone, of any faith, to come into my home and tell me how to live. It's not okay for anyone of any faith to try to change the laws and force me to live according to the tenets of their religion. *long scream*

6 comments:

CyberKitten said...

You could always move to Europe? We're *much* more reasonable over here - and we don't get all that many hurricanes either!

M said...

Google "Santorum." 'Nuff said.

Vancouver Voyeur said...

CK, have you all come around to ice cubes in cold drinks and air conditioning set below 70 degrees? If so, I think Europe would be lovely.

M, I keep googling his name and that site the chick on Facebook mentioned to keep them at the top of the search engine list. Too funny.

CyberKitten said...

We do have ice cubes (and have for some time). Not many people have AC though - there's no real need for it here as it hardly ever really gets *that* hot.

Larena said...

I Love You ! thanks for giving me so much info in one place. almost makes me want to vote again. almost.
more vacation pictures please !

wunelle said...

What a laughingstock he makes of us among educated folks (not that we have much standing after 8 years of W). It astounds me that ANY woman (or any honorable, liberated man) would vote for this misogynistic, malignant fool.

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