Archive for October 21st, 2008

I watch the film version of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath” a couple of times a year in the studio and am always moved by this scene.  I think it fits well in this current environment.  I want a president who feels the pain and the longing for justice and equality of all the Tom Joads in this country, not one who only uses them in the form of “Joe the Plumber” to further his aspirations to a position where he can best serve his cronies.

To me, this is a scene that defines us as Americans, that speaks to our desire for fairness for all.  I could write on and on about it but none of my words would have the sheer beauty and strength of the original words.  Take a few minutes and take a look…

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