A Gay President?
Race, sexuality, socioeconomic background and gender, I hear too much about it. I don’t honestly care about any of it, but everyday I hear it.
We do not need a gay president and we didn’t need a black one. We still don’t. You can see how electing a black president turned out! As it happens he is just as inept and blundering as any white man could ever hope to be.Who could have guessed? First’s can still be worsts.
Pay attention to guy in the middle.
Barack Obama didn’t, himself, necessary run as a black president, but he was run as one. It may not be the case, but I’d be willing to bet there were many people who voted for him based on the color of his skin and not on the, ahem, content of his character.
Being black or a woman or even gay does not count, and should not count as a qualification for being elected to anything, but sadly it seems to, with potentially disastrous results.
The man in the middle, whoever he is, hit the nail on the head. Myself I wouldn’t vote for a gay man or woman to be president. I just don’t want to know because I fail to see what that has to do with anything. I want to know where they stand on certain issues and God forbid I hear anything about them wanting to be the ‘first’ that’s when I choose another candidate.
I would vote for a black, gay, female in a wheelchair and sporting a hair lip if they mirrored my views on what I really care about. I just wish more Americans would take the same view of things when they head into the ballot box.
These elected positions are not there for social justice, they are not subject to affirmative action or any other race or gender or any other discriminatory policy.
As Scott Brown said: “Well, with all due respect, it’s not the Kennedy’s’ seat, and it’s not the Democrats’ seat, it’s the people’s seat…”
An office does not belong to a race or creed, the people decide. Hopefully they decide on substance rather than immutable characteristics.