Dear DUers: All thru this terrible COVID year I've felt a sense of community at DU..... [View all]
All thru this terrible year Ive felt a sense of community here as if we're holding each others hands, being encouraging voices in the darkness that Trump created.
Praying for the sick and terrified, grieving with the bereaved, upholding the weary and fearful. Rejoicing at each step forward each recovery, each vaccination. Being a community.
All of a sudden in the last few days, our family is turning on itself. In multiple posts and OPs we who have managed to work our way thru the distribution labyrinth are being accused of gloating, being disrespectful, being uncaring of others, hogging medication that should go to others, and of being unconscious of our white privilege.
How dare we have even a glimmer of hope and a sliver of relief?
No. Just no. This only serves Trump, who malignantly and maliciously killed at least half a million of our friends and loved ones. He and his family and cronies did this to us, and they did it on purpose.
Turn your wrath toward he who deserves it, turn your energies toward working somehow to make the system work better, and recognize that each person who is protected brings you and others closer to protection as well.