bill_schubert

There are no other hands

For nearly all of my life I've been like Tevye: "On the other hand."  But I'm clearly getting old and crusty and my understanding and forgiveness has reached an end.  Two items in particular have hit a wall with me.  

1 — From their hospital bed "I should have gotten a vaccine and everyone else should get one too" as they die.  No longer a shred of sympathy.  It's not like it was bad luck you missed the one chance at the last life boat as the ship goes down.  There was a life boat every damn day for the past six months with hundreds of thousands of people pleading with you to get onboard.  

No, no other hand.

2 — Deleting something that was thrown up on the Internet that reflected the true inner personality and opinions of the person who said it with a follow on apology of contrition:

He could shoot Biles on the streets of Laredo and get away with it (what he really thinks)
He could shoot Biles on the streets of Laredo and get away with it (what he really thinks)

This posted in replacement of:

I would believe him if he had said "the AG has told me that if I don't apologize I will lose my job and my wife said she will leave me so I'm really sorry".  Might give him a bit of a pass.

But, no, there is no other hand.

Unfortunately he probably got the vaccine and won't admit it so Darwin will not have a chance to thin him.


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