An open letter to the coward who left a note under my windshield wiper this morning at Target:
You called me a hypocrite for having bumper stickers on my car promoting both organ donation and an Obama presidency. You wondered how I can ask people to “save a life” by donating their organs, yet vote for a president “that (your incorrect English, not mine) would kill babies before they are born.”
Let me start by noting that I would never vote for a presidential candidate – or any candidate for that matter – based on a single issue. And I hope that this year, you didn’t either. Because if you voted for McCain solely because he’s pro-life, then you also voted for someone who is pro-death penalty. Talk about hypocritical.
What bothered me the most was your “logic” that because I might be pro-choice (as you assumed because of my support of Obama – I have no bumper sticker one way or the other), I wouldn’t want to save a life at all.
I have been an organ donor since the day I was able to put that little red heart on my driver’s license. That was more than a decade before I learned that generations of my family have been ravaged by a genetic disease. Before my mom needed a kidney transplant to save her life. Before I found out that I, and my children and siblings, might someday require organ donations as well.
You can’t take your organs with you to the heaven you are so obviously going to, you self-righteous asshole. So why not try to help someone else?
And as to your assertion that I need to “get a life,” I’m not the one leaving anonymous notes on people’s windshields in a shopping center parking lot. If you wanted to have an intelligent discourse with me, you could have waited by my van until I returned from buying Christmas presents for my family.
Instead, you have furthered my belief that people like you are stupid and single-minded. Is that what you hoped to accomplish?