Love is not political
Monday, Feb 3, 2014
* State Rep. Jil Tracy…
You gotta be kidding me.
* Sen. Dillard’s response…
Exactly, and Rep. Tracy ought to do the same. I mean, c’mon.
I’m pretty sure that I’ve told you this before, but it’s worth saying again.
* When I was growing up, my father was a Goldwater/Nixon Republican and my mother was a Gene McCarthy Democrat. As you might imagine, I was witness to more than a few political, um, discussions.
And it continued after my dad left the Republican Party in disgust and backed Barack Obama for president. My mom enthusiastically supported Hillary Clinton and was heartbroken when she lost to Obama.
But those heated disputes never stopped Mom and Dad from loving each other. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary last fall. The heart is a weird thing sometimes. And nobody else has a right to judge that.
* So, in context, this response was appropriate…