My Grandfather’s Death Was Preventable

While thousands grieve the loss of their loved ones, Donald Trump is playing musical chairs on the Titanic.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

It’s not as if the administration was shuffling chairs on the Titanic either; they were playing Musical Chairs — they danced on the graves of those who died under their watch for months — and families like mine are paying the price for reckless inaction.

“When the truth offends we lie and lie until we can no longer remember it is even there, but it is still there. Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth; sooner or later, that debt is paid. — Valery Legasov

Writes about books, GenX, politics, life. Currently working on a memoir. www.melissafirman.com

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