merely for show, but I assume they are not, even among sane Americans;
and their sincerity angers me.
I have never known anyone so unwilling to loosen their talon grip on a
family member. Terri Schiavo has been known for years to be
essentially dead, and there was plenty of time to grieve and say
goodbye. We do not need to wait for the lungs and heart to stop.
People die. _Everyone_ dies.
But these people will not let go -- and, to prove it, they have
unleashed Randall Terry, a killer of family planning professionals, on
the whole country.
How many people will die or have to go into hiding because Robert and
Mary Schindler would not let go of their daughter? What indignities
will the nation suffer for the parents who demanded we either give
them control of their married daughter or face the wrath of
For Michael Schiavo, I am sorry, especially because he must fear for
his own life and for his family.