The Death of Courtesy

Hello Dear Readers,

So I read a blog this morning by a very dear friend of mine that really spoke to me.

This last election was one that rocked my world in a lot of ways. I believe that Kristy has the right take on what happened and I couldn’t agree with her more.

I hope you read what she had to say and think over it just a little.

Smooches,

Shineka

Kristy K. James

I believe that 2012 will go down in history as one of the ugliest years ever. At least as far as politics goes.

(Oh no! She’s gonna talk about that now that it’s all over!)

No, I’m not. Well, not technically. At least I’m not going to talk about candidates, or the election, or the results.

What I want to talk about is my fellow man. The people who share this country and planet with me. The normal, non-politician-type people. The regular Joe’s (and Josephine’s) who work hard, try to live decent lives, and pay their taxes.

Many who caused my jaw to drop –repeatedly– over the course of the most vicious, mud slinging excuse for a campaign that I have ever the misfortune to witness. And as our political candidates went, so went far too many of their supporters.

Who I supported, and who I voted…

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