Thursday, March 10, 2016

Another Obama Snub

First the funeral of Betty Ford
Another chance to have the dignity of the office restored
Then the funeral of Scalia almost across the street also missed
If a conservative, to this narcissist you do not seem to exist
If life or in death you are completely dismissed
Now another First Lady has passed and once again Obama is remiss
Nancy will be laid to rest and once again Obama will not attend
The same divisive message his MIA will send
Nancy Reagan may had her faults and her “Just Say No” was probably a lost cause
But when it came to protecting and caring for her husband, she had no flaws
When the cruel hand of dementia or Alzheimer’s is dealt the victim will suffer
 But as the long goodbye begins and the memories fade, the blow to the family is much tougher
Nancy after the disease announcement was always at his side
Up to and including the day Ronald Reagan died
Obama will not be meeting with a head of state to our security and economy improve
No he will be in Austin at a festival of music, tech and film, speaking and showing off his hip and cool moves
Another missed chance to in a small way this growing divide heal
At least he is not playing golf which would be typical and even more surreal
 © March 10, 2016, Michael P. Ridley aka the Alaskanpoet
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