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Friday, March 12, 2010

National and Olympic Champion - Not invited


As we ponder the retrograde GOP in Virginia, news comes that three time National champion and two time Olympic champion Johnny Weir has failed to get an invitation from "Stars on Ice", putatively because of advertiser worry that he wasn't "family friendly".

Can you imagine how our country would be if we decided that top-notch thinkers or artists or writers should be ignored because they are Methodist or too old or divorced?

The more we drop excellence, personal responsibility, and achievement in favor of a bogus throw-away society based on religious ignorance or contempt the more we fail to create a just society ...