Today I took my parents and kids to the Henry Ford Museum; Target was hosting free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day. The air was electric with excitement — so many people clearly believe this new administration is something to celebrate.
Oh, how I wish I could share their enthusiasm. If it had been Alan Keyes, say, I would have been singing right along. As it was, I could only breathe a prayer for a little less resentment, a little more grace.
On the news tonight, the anchor confirmed that the “Obama team” has been meeting regularly in order to get in place some crucial bits of legislation. Not surprisingly, one of the first will be signing FOCA into law. I can’t help but think of the millions of children whose lives are going to be wiped out thanks to this particular “spirit of change.”
“The measure of a society is how it treats its weakest and most vulnerable members.” This video illustrates this better than I ever could … CatholicVote.com
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