Every time I open up my blog or look at my web-based email or go anywhere I like to go on the web there is another article another analysis another something looking at Sarah Palin and John McCain and on and on and on. I’m so tired of it. She’s a disaster. He’s a disaster. This does not stop him from being about equal to Obama in the polls. If ANYONE who would vote for McCain gave a shit we wouldn’t be in this mess. We’re all yammering on and on about it but it isn’t changing anything. Guess what? Those of us who get it get it. Those of us who don’t never will. What’s the point of pointing out the obvious to people who DON’T FUCKING CARE? I just can’t see it.
I would love to be able to go back to the time before Sarah Palin, back when we pointed out the pitifulness of McCain’s positions on various things, back before every day brought a new low to the discourse. I am normally not that sort of person, the one longing for the past. I like change. But this change, this is ridiculous, and frankly I’m tired of it all. I wish we could stop being red and blue and fighting all the time. I wish there wasn’t a cultural battle being waged. I hate this. It makes me want to go bury my head in the sand or run off to somewhere where none of this matters on an everyday level. I’m not naive enough to believe what happens here won’t affect the rest of the world, because it does–unfortunately it does to a frightening degree. But I would love to find a place where it wasn’t so corporeal, somewhere it wasn’t in my face every day. Enough already. Really, I’ve had just enough.