November 2nd, 2008

Mama Deb

Evil lies

I'm sitting here crying and shaking.

I've mentioned the "ladies" before - a bunch of women I meet with on Shabbat afternoons. We take it in turns to teach the Torah portion of the week.

They all (but one) voted for Bush twice. I try to avoid politics with them, although I make no secret I'm a moderate-to-liberal Democrat.

Today, one of them sent around this email of lies:

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I wrote and rewrote and even tried to refute it point by point, and finally came up with this email:

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And I did send it, but I dithered about sending it and now I don't know if I did the right thing. But I had to say something.