It is statements like this that really worry me and make my heart ache. It is an extremely dangerous viewpoint. It promotes the idea of "otherizing" and when you "otherize" a human being you make all manner of terrible and unjust treatment permissible. We certainly don't need to dig very far into history to see the results of such thinking. Does Alyssa Milano want to enslave Americans and put them in the gas chamber because they vote Republican? Probably not...emphasis on the PROBABLY. But the idea that there is some nobility in declaring millions of people you don't know as heartless or worthless simply because of how they vote is permission to engage in the kinds of practices that can sometimes morph into horror. My FIL votes Republican and has also served his community, his church, his family and perfect strangers for over 50 years. A good man. A good BLACK man. Shall his entire life be judged on a political party? We are not our votes. We are people. Not one of us has the right to deem another human being worthless. Not one of us should imagine that it is ever okay to declare another person evil, heartless or worthless because of a political cycle. The confident assurance with which she utters this dangerous drivel flies in the face of the very thing she claims to be in favor of...love. Is it love if you're just loving people who only think/act/love like you? There is no sacrifice in that and the very definition of love is sacrifice. Love would look at the "other" and say, "I don't understand you...but I want to." This is the sickness that plagues us. Grace is the cure.
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