Fuck, I’m in a rotten mood today. Can you smell the poo in the air? The midterm election shitfest that’s happening right now? I’ve been trying to avoid reading too much about it lately but it’s really hard to ignore, like a giant turd you’ve stepped on and can’t seem to scrape off your shoe. Everywhere you go, there it is — stinking up your day.
I have a feeling the right wingers are going to score big. Everyone’s predicting that, of course, but to me it just seems natural. America fell for Obama’s promises of change and hope, and because Americans are impatient and fickle, they elected him with the unrealistic expectation that he was going to change the world overnight. (I was under no such delusion.) Naturally he didn’t come through on a lot of promises, which fuels the batshit crazy fire of the right wing nutjobs — the people who are masters at media slurs, voter manipulation, hate/fear mongering, and the dirtiest of dirty election tricks. These fuckwads are so enraged that a black man (with a terrorist middle name, no less!) has been elected to the sacred office of President that they will stop at nothing, and I think their efforts are about to pay off.
On the other hand, I have this feeling that if the racistbigothomophobes do manage some big wins today (or even a Presidential win in 2012), it won’t really make a difference. We only have two parties to choose from, both of which are full of lying, corrupt shitbags bought and sold by corporations. If Obama couldn’t get much done, why should someone on the other side be able to? And do they really want to do anything besides remain in power? It’s really not a choice we have, it’s simply picking one of two heads on the same fat, bloated beast. Apparently this is the best we can do.
Hey, any country which gives an imbecile like Sarah Palin so much attention surely can’t be aiming too high, can it?