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Hand Washing in the Trump Era

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Can you even breath?

 

The water is so high.

 

Jesus was slung in the direction of his potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, Pilate could have stopped it. Instead, he washed his hands and absolved himself of any responsibility for what was about to happen. Jesus was given over to death.

 

Immigrants were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. Immigrants are given over to death.

 

Women were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. Women are given over to death.

 

People of color were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. People of color are given over to death.

 

The disabled were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. The disabled are given over to death.

 

Prisoners were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. Women are given over to death.

 

LGBTQ people were slung in the direction of their potential executioners. As the crowd screamed for blood, we could have stopped it. Instead, we washed our hands and absolved ourselves of any responsibility for what was about to happen. LGBTQ people are given over to death.

 

The list could go on and on in the Trump Era.

 

Cowards continue to run toward the sink.

 

Will we too wash our hands?

 

I guess nobody realizes that we’re all drowning.

 

Amen.

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