Skip to comments.In HuffPost, Daughter-In-Law from Hell Wants to Cut Kids off from ‘Trump-Loving’ Grandparents
Posted on 08/08/2019 8:17:39 PM PDT by Morgana
In an almost 3,000 word screed in Huffington Post, writer Hannah Selinger announced to the world It Might Be Time To Cut My Right-Wing, Trump-Loving In-Laws Out Of My Kids Lives on Wednesday.
The daughter-in-law from Hell accuses her husbands parents of racism, sexism, homophobia, and even veiled anti-Semitism, because Telling a Jewish person how much you love Jewish people is, on its face, a message of marginalization. She also complains that her father-in-law once left the room when two men kissed on TV and muttered Disgusting, under his breath GASP! within earshot of her son! (I can tell you from personal experience that discomfort with homosexuality on TV is not limited to bigoted Trump supporters as Ive witnessed this same thing from liberal older family members who are addicted to MSNBC and rabidly anti-Trump.)
Selinger seems to suffer from an extreme lack of self-awareness combined with a myopic self-centeredness. She needs to put herself in the other sides shoes. After all, how many of us can say this exact same thing about our deranged liberal friends and relatives:
I cant just pretend they arent who they are. They have become completely indoctrinated, and, whats worse, they dont really seem to care. They know, fully, that there are consequences to all of this. But still they pursue a course of belief that seems at odds with morality.
She seems to think that everything is uniquely bad and uniquely Trumps fault, when the truth is her little liberal bubble was popped and she only recently started noticing the world the way its always been. Conservatives have been putting up with intolerant liberal relatives for decades. Yet for her, this is intolerable:
I cant just go on pretending that were a normal family. Its not like I can just leave them with the kids for the night and hope they dont say something awful about a marginalized group of people while Im out enjoying a martini with my husband. That safety has been stolen from both of us.
She is aghast that her in-laws oppose abortion in any and all circumstances, but they appear unbothered by the idea of migrant kids in cages at the countrys border. This is just petty politics. We can be upset by multiple things at a time, but why should conservatives be uniquely stained morally for actions President Obama took several years ago that liberals only just recently came around to discovering?
All of us pro-lifers have cherished friends and family members who support or even have participated in the purposeful destruction of unborn human life. Liberal logic would ask, How do you even tolerate being near such bad, evil people?! and say our silence is being complicit. Instead, we separate the person from the abhorrent belief and love them anyway, realizing that good people can believe and even do horrible things. Why cant we get the same respect from liberals?
Selinger goes on about her in-laws embracing conspiracy theories, The media sources they ingest, of course, are intentionally dishonest, and our conversations with them reveal a view of the world thats disturbingly removed from reality.
This can easily be said of the other side. Funny how she pretends the left doesnt have its own destructive conspiracy theories Russian collusion anyone? The likes of CNN and MSNBC had older folks so riled up they worried about dying before the Mueller Report came out!
Again, Selinger sees her liberally biased interpretation of events in the news as moral lines that cannot be crossed while assuming the very worst possible motivations. Here she boils her choice down to either banishing her in-laws or Nazi revivalism:
I dont want my boys to grow up without their grandparents, but I also dont want them to grow up thinking that children belong in cages or that Go back where you came from is anything short of a dog whistle to Nazi revivalism.
She thinks those who support the same ideas as President Trump are bad people with "repugnant" politics:
I can tell my children, definitively, that the man we call president is a bad person. Can I say that about their grandparents, who support the same ideas? But what if its true? I also find their politics and how they manifest in what they say and share repugnant. This is a matter, now, of fundamental human decency.
No, maam, it is a matter of fundamental human decency to allow family members to have their own opinions and not think any less of them for seeing the world differently from the way you do. You talk about tolerance, well, practice what you preach.
The only good news is that Selinger hasnt officially cut off her in-laws
yet. So Im left wondering, what is the point of this article other than virtue signaling and attempting to publicly shame them? Writing in HuffPost will no doubt win her broad support and validation from fellow leftist nutjobs who cant tell the difference between opinion and fact perhaps this is what she seeks: permission from the liberal mob to finally disown them.
Two men kissing IS disgusting and always makes me turn the TV off.
A fundamentalist in the cult of liberalism.
I guess I’m deplorable and irredeemable.........
I really wonder if there is truth to the theory that the internet is driving people insane. This is unbelievable, I have never seen anything like this in my life when it comes to politics, and to think: All this because THE most corrupt politician in US history Hillary F. Clinton lost??
Telling a Jewish person how much you love Jewish people is, on its face, a message of marginalization.
No, it’s not. She doesn’t speak for me.
Guess I better stop telling my wife I love her. Wouldn’t want her to feel marginalized. Hey is marginalized the fake form of buttering up someone?
Is there not a peep from her henpecked husband as she insults his parents? That is shameful behavior he is modeling for his sons. They just may grow up to be conservatives and treat this obnoxious woman and her husband in the disrespectful manner that they are learning from them now.
We have pretty much the same issue.
They want to cut us off, but yet, they still want our money and support.
I tell the wife that we need to just cut em off and don’t worry about it anymore.
It’s hard for her because she loves those kids. Me? Well, I do too, but I’m NOT the one causing the issue, and I’m pretty damn tough when push comes to shove on this kind of stupid crap.
Of course the cat is totally out of the bag now as far as her in-laws are concerned. Wouldn’t want to be at Thanksgiving dinner this year...
Yep, these insufferable liberals can make the holidays very stressful.
Remember a few years ago, Obama and his people, distributed talking points for Thanksgiving dinner, to push how wonderful Obamacare was on skeptical relatives??
Her husband is the problem. He allowed this bitch to slander his parents in print.
Talk about a closed minded bitch!!
If I don’t like how you think or what you believe I’m going to punish you and my own children.
There is not one word in here about them being bad people with except that they do not agree with her religious and political beliefs.
She is one pathetic bitch.
NEVER fall in love with a LIB lunatic . Your life will be marginalized as you struggle with the nitwittery that you will surely experience . Beware .
I truly wonder how on Earth that the D-I-L got to be such a FOOL, a HATER & a prejudiced little BIGOT.
Feel bad for the kids, they have an imbecile for a mother. Theyre going to have a lot to overcome.
well I guess if it was the other way around and the grandparents were foaming-at-the-mouth libs spewing garbage like Bette Midler all tiem, wouldn’t we want to do the same thing?
The chasm is widening, but its because the Left is moving further to the extreme left. The Right is just trying to hold ground.
VERY TRUE. = I was ONCE (but never again) foolish enough to marry outside of our faith & to a (BEAUTIFUL to look upon) woman that I later learned had been ridiculing my religious faith/convictions to her GF & that she (at best) was an agnostic.
Later, I divorced her because I discovered that she was also a serial adulteress.
ImVho, you need to think long & hard about WHO you are considering as a lifemate & whether or not that you both agree on “the big things” in life.
Just my opinions, TMN78247
“Her husband is the problem. He allowed this bitch to slander his parents in print.”
My grandmother had a word for men like that but I don’t think I’m allowed to use that word here.
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