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Divide by Zero – Politics Game

If you’re like me, and I know you are, when searching for a little meaning and clarity during dark times you turn to, of course, the lyrics of songs by the rock band Disturbed for a little illumination and uplift of spirit. What an empowering source of knowledge and replenishment!

So, yeah, something has been disturbing me since the election and I can’t quite figure out what it might be.

I can’t be critical or else I will divide the country.
–Sean Hannity, April 2, 2009

The Super Password for this post is “divide.”

I remember the good old days when having an opinion other than George W. Bush’s was known as being “critical” of the president. There were many who were offended by this sort of criticism of their guy. In fact, they deemed it “unpatriotic.” My brain ain’t what it used to be, but I seem to recall some friendly chit chat about presidential criticisms being “traitorous” and “treasonous,” too. Perhaps that’s just my mind playing hyperbole on me. Maybe we should let the record stand on its own.

Remember. For eight long years opposing the president was unpatriotic. But all things must change.
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