A picture speaks a thousand words, a meme inspires a thousand thoughts. Explore the meaning of leadership and divisiveness in a time of crisis by contrasting Obama’s remarks after mass shootings and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s.
Reading Time: 14 minutes
Quick Dip: 2 minutes
Shallow Dive: 4 minutes
Deep Dive: 12 minutes
With the shooting in El Paso, I’ve devoted the call your MoC post today to gun violence. In the quick dip, I give you information about contacting your MoC to demand that they support gun reform action. In the shallow dive, there is information about gun reform advocacy groups, events, and stuff. And in the deep dive, I’ve included resources on the arcane statistics and legal information about gun violence.
Compare the ways Lincoln, Obama, and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber have consoled the families of the nation’s fallen. There is no clearer example of how much the Ol’ Pussy Grabber has degraded our democracy than this.
In response to criticism directed at Pres. Obama for suggesting that BLM activists should be willing to compromise, I take us through minority influence and apply the principles to several current social movements.