Apr 12, 2015 10:09 PM GMT
Some Reasons I am a Democrat:
I want a president who has lived life. I'd take Hilary's wrinkles over Sarah Palin's fake reality television botoxed face any day.
I'd argue FDR could have been a very different president if he didn't suffer from polio. FDR was in an extremely privileged society growing up; doctors and lawyers were not worthy of being in their circle. I truly believe he and Eleanor loved the American people, and their own struggles created empathy towards humanity.
When FDR became a democrat it put into effect the motion that he would do what was best for the American people. Yes, he made some mistakes --no human is perfect-- internment camps come to mind.
STILL unlike stingy self absorbed backwards thinking republicans -- FDR was a great president due to the fact he was a democrat!
Republicans don't care about people -- they care about themselves. Yes, in order for a society to work you need have self-sufficiency and responsibility. BUT for republicans to think that realities such as STDs, poverty, unplanned pregnancies, single parents (often unplanned deaths or due to domestic violence) etc. aren't a reality is beyond me. Taxes are inevitable. A democrat would choose to put that money towards better educating our future children and creating a healthier, thus stronger society. If George Bush had it his way he would've tried to privatize all schools -- my cousin is actually a republican and she worked her way from a teacher; to a principal; to overseeing public schools in the city. She voted for Bush, but ended up not caring for Bush. Quite frankly my cousin doesn't realize how fortunate she was to have a mother who looked after her son (due to an unplanned pregnancy) while she continued to get her degree at Brown.
Democrats have hearts for humanity. Republican's only have hearts for their immediate family and live in an unrealistic bubble when it comes to society as a whole. What George Bush's mother was recorded saying about Katrina victims is still unforgivable. Both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal covered what she said.
At 6:06 AM in the WSJ: