Bill Massey: ‘Impossible’ dream

April 7, 2013 

‘Impossible’ dream

I recently saw the movie “The Impossible,” the true story of a family of five, all of whom survived the Indian Ocean earthquake-triggered South Asian tsunami that devastated 14 countries and killed 230,000 people.

In the immediate aftermath of that tragedy, people who didn’t know each other and couldn’t even speak each other’s languages banded together to help, care for, support, find and save each other.

In stark contrast, those we have elected to represent, support and help us, can’t agree on anything, and can’t do any of those things on our behalf because they apparently care only about their political ideology, self-interests and personal wealth and power.

Our political leaders should all be required to watch that movie and be inspired, accordingly.

Bill Massey

Raleigh

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