Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
Señor Grumblecakes

Very busy at the moment, but I felt compelled to comment on the Barbaro thing.  Why is it that euthanizing a horse is seen as a humane act of mercy, whereas a human patient's "right to die" is this big, huge divisive issue?   I wish this was a rhetorical question, but clearly it isn't, and it sickens me.  In a country that has seen over 3000 soldiers die in a war that has absolutely no business being fought, and where stem-cell research, which has the potential to save hundreds of millions of lives, is considered by some (including the fucking PRESIDENT) to be immoral - how is it that Barbaro is a tragic loss while Terri Shiavo becomes a martyr? 
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