After attending a wake last evening, I followed my twitter account for a bit. I didn't have the enthusiasm for the election results that I probably should have had. I said my nightly rosary which, fitting enough, were the Sorrowful Mysteries.
Two things do stand out for me in this election than any other that I can remember. One was divisiveness. The biggest culprit in that was social media. Peoples' opinions were everywhere. I have to admit to unsubscribing to some people because they were relentless and non-stop in their opinions. After awhile, I started thinking to myself, "Do I really know you?"
The second thing was, "How the hell did Jesse Jackson, Jr. get re-elected?"
Regardless of the outcome, as Catholics we have to remember this: