The Humanity of Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters | 11/27/2017 | Staff
adele2234 (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo:

(Photo: REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017.

Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court. It was something the likes of which our nation has never seen. But the novelty isn't over yet, as the reactions, and the reactions to the reactions, continue to pour in. Division is increasing and it is toxic.

Unhappiness - Pain - Breakdowns - America - Protesters

The unhappiness, the pain, the complete and total emotional breakdowns America is witnessing from anti-Kavanaugh protesters are explosive. There is the video of a protester shouting "NAUGH" with every ounce of energy from every fiber of their being. There are women holding hands and singing about the fight not being over, sporting that Planned Parenthood shirt. There is the iconic image of a woman crying, so upset she couldn't give the journalist her name. Or the headline that the Republican party is now the "party of rape." Or the new lipstick brand "F*ck Kavanaugh" with proceeds fighting sexual assault.

Conservatives on Facebook and social media are having a grand time, really enjoying it, making fun people's irrational reactions. And the reactions are irrational. But these people are not insane, they are hurting. They are no more insane than every other human who descends into a pit of brokenness at times. And they are being treated like a viral video of a cat chasing its tail. But do their outbursts, however overblown, really warrant scorning judgmental commentary? Should their pain be turned into our pleasure – making fun of them and feeling how much more rational, sophisticated, and proudly American we are?

Conservatives - Example - Eric - Metaxas - Noise

Conservatives don't always mean to be insensitive. For example, Eric Metaxas too hastily referred to the noise of begruntled, despairing protesters as demons shrieking in the Senate gallery, knowing their time is up. He really should have clarified. Even if he does believe...
(Excerpt) Read more at:
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!