What is wrong with our nation? Why are our priorities so skewed? Watching the news I couldn’t avoid hearing the war cry for further investigation of Benghazi.
The subsequent story on the news focused on daycare. It has become the highest line item in a family’s budget — higher than rent in some places. Women can’t afford to keep working because their paltry wages won’t even cover the cost of basic childcare.
Why are certain leaders willing to spend millions of dollars on a political vendetta while the future of our nation is at risk from ignorance and stagnation. You can’t get back the first three years of a child’s life. That’s when we should be investing our resources to make a better future.
A 104-year-old man was interviewed recently about his heroism saving children from the Holocaust. He wisely said that that was the past and he prefers to talk about the present and the future. Yet, in Washington, politics trumps everything else, and we all suffer the consequences.
Melissa Moonves, Surfside