The following is my written expression of opinion. It is, to the extent of my ability, composed thoughtfully and respectfully. The reader’s freedom to agree, disagree, or disregard and respond accordingly is welcome and will be published, provided an equal import of thought and respect is afforded.
Debts rise. Nations sink. Olympians triumph. Droughts defeat. Wars prolong. Politicians perjure.
What then of this recent and headlining story? So much attention, distraction, energy and time focused on the words of one man and the reactions of many. Is this really our most pressing, current issue? Rather, is the order of predilection and surplus of coverage appropriate?
The first question is rhetorical, the second bears exploration and response.