And then I thought, I don't hate the guy because he's a Republican. I don't hate him at all. I do dislike him, though, because he pretends to know his place in the world.
When I say this blog is about "me being confused and all," I don't mean that in a bad way, see? Being confused is a natural way of life for me; the only thing that makes any sense.
I've always been attracted to the confused, those who thought the world was confusing enough to laugh at and laugh with. I didn't dislike the guy because he was a Republican, but because he pretended to know what he was talking about. He pretended to know what it was all about. He pretended to know what "it" was.
I'm not a perfect judge of character. Sometimes people I trust disappoint me, and sometimes people I dismiss amaze me, but there's one thing I do know for sure. People who feel like they know what's going on around them and portray themselves as comfortable, bore me at best. At worst, they make me dislike them at first sight.
I'm not saying Hate. Know-it-alls aren't evil. Just pretending shit makes sense doesn't make you evil. It just makes you boring.
And now he has excommunicated a nun who recommended an abortion for an 11-week pregnant woman who was expected to die without the abortion. He also excommunicated the patient, because he was on a roll.
And of course it happened in Arizona, a place where teaching African-American studies is now considered anti-American.