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I Owe the Dead Nothing

And neither do you

Rush Limbaugh and Donald Trump. West Palm Beach, FL. 2019. All rights © Gage Skidmore

I owe the dead nothing more than I owe the living.

And if you were a coal-burning furnace of racism and misogyny while you were living and breathing I do not owe you graveside reverence you did not earn. Stating facts about a deeply flawed man does not equate tap-dancing on his coffin.

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We don’t have to be experts on racism, international politics, refugee resettlement or gender equality to try our damndest to do right by one another.

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Heather M. Edwards

Heather M. Edwards

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