BUT THAT CAN’T BE RIGHT, CAN IT? – Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #58

To put it most simply, I always thought that — socio and psychopaths aside — everyone has a conscience. Even after Trump was elected, I thought that Americans weren’t stupid enough to actually follow this moron.

I was wrong.

All the cynicism I decried in my mother has settled on me. Apparently many people don’t have even a shred of conscience. Those that might have a conscience are prepared to ignore it in the name of promulgating their personal agendas. It’s embarrassing. I feel I should apologize for being American, even though I didn’t vote for the guy and never would.

Can we regrow a backbone? Film at eleven.



Categories: #FOWC, Conscience and morality, Daily Prompt, Fandango's One Word Challenge, Marilyn Armstrong, Politics, right and wrong, Sayings and Platitudes

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11 replies

  1. I almost added my voice to your, Fandango’s, and at least two other people who answered the question in roughly the same way. I thought it would be redundant to do so though. Y’all have said it all, said what I think about that mess in Washington D.C., and you said it better than I ever could have. It’s a sad sad day to be an American. Like you I feel like apologizing to the world, and I didn’t even vote for that chronic diarrhea head..

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  2. So what you’re saying is that Trump, his enablers in Congress, and his avid supporters are sociopaths. I totally agree.

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  3. They have conscience but it’s drugged on power and money and in coma!

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