Jill is no friend of the current president.
She maintains admirable and astute standards of common and equitable decency in this post..
Those of us who write, who share our words, thoughts and ideas with the public, have a responsibility. That responsibility is to get our message out with respect, without crossing certain lines of integrity. In 2009, a picture spread across the internet depicting President Obama taking the oath of office seen through a rifle scope with the President in the crosshairs. That crossed the line. Many, many other disturbing, disgusting and downright grotesque memes have been created, pictures shared, and articles written that crossed the line. That is one of the downsides of free speech, but since we cherish and protect our right to free speech, we must also use good judgement. We must police ourselves so we do not open a door for somebody else to do so.
I’m sure you have all seen the photo of Kathy Griffin holding a prop that is supposed to represent the bloodied…
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