Thursday, February 24, 2022

Schiavo Politics

Lost to memory except for oldheads, like Elián González. Perhaps one of those "it's hard to explain if you didn't live through it" things because a factual recitation of the events can't really cover the media circuses.

My (of course correct) view at the time was while people might have had rather mixed views on Michael Schiavo's decisions, they had clearer views on whether Tom DeLay (and Congress) should be involving himself in those decisions. At some point "that could be me and mine" is an obvious realization, and none of us really want that kind of intereference in our lives.

This is much more broadly applicable.