Oh, what a sad, sad world we live in when spousal abuse in any form is cheered by the people! It is another example of the degradation of the family unit and the all-consuming evil that is American politics! Today there are reports of a wife, beating her husband… in a local election!
The awful scene took place in the small town of Waterville, Maine where local wife and Democrat Jennifer Johnson defeated her Republican husband David Johnson for the position of Ward 1 warden. Mrs. Johnson defeated her husband by a 127 to 76 margin.
But this mockery of the American political system is not just about spousal confrontation. No, it’s also about a gross display of sexism. The majority of people in this local election sided with the wife over the husband in what is surely a simple case of sexism run amok! That’s right, 127 anti-male sexists voted against the poor Mr. Johnson in what may be the clearest case of mass sexism in American history.
To make matters worse, she is a Democrat and he a Republican, so I’m sure that the voters who sided with her were biased against his political affiliation. Oh, what a world! Where we vote against candidates simply because we are judgmental of their political beliefs and values! Is nothing sacred?
The people of Waterville, Maine should be appalled at their own behavior. Cheering on this marital collapse, while choosing sides based only on sex and political ideology! Who knows, perhaps one spouse is older (or younger) than the other – that too was likely part of the electoral mathematics. And some ageist bigot voted for the younger (or older) candidate! We may never know just how deep the discord in this quaint Maine hamlet runs, but we know it’s there…
It’s so sad to watch the Republican system we hold so dear turned into such fetid narrow-mindedness. Remember dear friends, when you vote do so for real reasons – like how much money the candidate has or who has the better hair.
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