A Boot Stamping on a Human Face
“Why are you looking so, so…, oh, hell, I don‟t know,” asked Sue.
“Oh, I was just watching the latest Romney spot on the television,” responded Bill in a
kind of out of it way.
“And it has left you befuddled?”
“No, God no, I don‟t think anything Romney has done would ever befuddle me. I think
what has me a bit verloren is how people can fall for the lines these politicians feed them. Imean, they talk about a plan of theirs and yet they say absolutely nothing. But then, the people inthe audience are cheering and going nuts over nothing or without thinking about what the guy is
saying or trying to put it into context with the overall person that Romney is,” said Bill taking a
seat on the sofa next to Sue with some papers in his hands.
“What are those?” she asked pointing at the papers.
“Oh, just some documents a friend gave me that I thought could illustrate a point.”
After some appreciable amount of thoughtful silence, she finally asked, “What is the point?”
“That‟s the probl
. I think that I know what it is but I just can‟t seem to put my finger on it.”
“Well, tell me what you do know and maybe we can figure it out together.”
Bill looked at her for a couple of moments as he tried to get his thoughts together andfinally star
t, “As you know,
this depression has been a heyday for the rich at the expense of
“Nothing out of the ordinary with the rich living off of the misery and labors of everyoneelse; that is the entirety of human history,” replied Sue.
ple never learn. They are taught to idolize these money/power addicts through
propaganda such as fairy tales.”
“What did Romney say?” asked Sue to get things moving along.
“He said that he was working for a harder working America. I just wonder what he mea
ntby that. With this depression, unions have been extremely weakened. People who know whatthey are doing are making a killing off of the stock market.