It Was the Best of Times; It was the Worst of Times. And There Was this Kid President.
The State of the Union is: Awesome
The State of the Union is: Not Awesome
How can this be? Isn’t it too simplified? That message is too happy. No, that message is too sad.
We got wisdom; we got foolishness. We got belief; we got incredulity. We got light; we got darkness. We got spring and winter; We got hope and despair. Everything and nothing. Heaven and Hell all around this here world.
Why, just last week, silly people who were trying to do the right thing gathered round a poultry peddler and stuffed their faces in the name of patting themselves on the back for liking family to look a certain way.
Why, just a day later silly people who succeeded in doing the right thing gathered in a burrito bazaar and stuffed their faces while helping out a family in need in a certain way.
Why, just this morning, I had to drop my baby boy off at the day care for the first time.
Why, later this afternoon, his momma’s going to stop by and feed him and rock him, and later take him home.
Why, just this weekend an sweet old lady I know passed away.
Why, that sweet old lady was one of the sweetest I ever met, and she’s still around, you know, in a way, and she’s somewhere else now, and when I think about where, I think about sweet things.
Why, just this past week some people some gold medals.
Why, just this past week some people didn’t win any medals.
So you know things all over this world are going to be the way they are. Which one would you like for it to be more like? Better or worse?
Let’s make it better.