This is what is so unfortunate about our society today. We can’t have an open dialogue about serious issues that effect our biases, opinions, and fears. Juan merely stated what most people think when they board an airplane. It is reality that the 19 hijackers who brutally murdered nearly 3,000 American citizens on our own soil were Muslims.
The GOP will benefit from anti-Washington sentiment, not because they deserve it, but because they are the only alternative–at least on paper–to uncontrolled spending.
Many people, including myself, often assume that democracy is God’s gift to humanity. We may never admit it audibly, but we find a way to express that American democratic ideals are above all else by the way we live our lives.
Discouraged voters, keep on looking. The U.S. Senate race in Florida has exposed candidates on both sides of the aisle–and those stuck in between–as politicians who care more about image than substance.