It is always good to hope.
Leaders such as JFK and Dr King have shown the world, the meaning of hope by their actions.
But over the recent years, words like hope and patriotism, honor, honesty, integrity, sincerity have shown to be any thing but what they are supposed to be.
There was the patriotism act, which at a stroke, took away most of our rights and freedoms.
But then how would you vote against the patriotism act?
I am patriotic.
That is a given.
My opponents are not patriotic by definition, since the oppose me.
If you are not with me then you are obviously not patriotic.
I call this “Word Hijacking”.
Claiming an exclusive ownership of a word in such a way, that only I am the owner of that word and all that it stands for.
A really cynical, but increasingly popular way to handle the American masses.
The word HOPE has been used in great dollops, during the current US Presidential race in the.
That is another example of Word Hijacking.
I call that the “Great American Hope Trick”.
I bring you hope.
That is a given.
My opponents do not bring you hope by definition, since they oppose me.
If you are not with me therefore, there is no hope for you or your family.
Now that is one better than just audacity.
That is Khutzpah from hell.
A cruel and cynical mass illusion for the American people, who are easy targets, as they are starving for hope in their lives and honesty from their leaders, after the disasters of the last 8 years.
The only “hope” that I see now, is that McCain (who has repeatedly surprised me in a positive way during this campaign) will win this race for the top job.
Never thought that I would be supporting a Republican candidate!
I “hope” that the Americans will not once again be thrown out to the expertise and the personal beliefs of the “advisers” of the new President, who has to depend on them, as he wants to learn-as-he-goes.
America can not afford another one of those.
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