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Wonder Woman Stops Terrorists

Our world needs superheroes. Instead, we’re plagued with villains. If Wonder Woman were here, she would stop terrorists in their tracks.

Since this is an election year, every little thing that happens in America gets used as propaganda. For this campaign or against that one.

And when the big things happen? You know, like a hundred people getting shot in a night club? The politicians are crass enough to use that as a stepping stone for their platform.

Terror and Terrorism

I’ve been in a car accident. I’ve been in several almost accidents. What I felt in those moments that stretched into endlessness? Terror.

And it wasn’t very pleasant.

Maybe some of you get an adrenaline rush from it.

And I understand the rush that accompanies being dropped from a hundred feet above the ground only to be snapped back at seemingly the last moment. I’ve done it. It’s called Geronimo.

You know why that sort of terror is okay? Because I chose to inflict it on myself.

A terrorist on the other hand never asks permission. Or forgiveness for that matter.

Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes (according to dictionary.com)

Wonder Woman stops violence in its tracks. Her bracelets send bullets back at the shooters. Her lasso forces the truth out of them.

In short, there’s no intimidating her. And that’s what we need in this day and age.

Vote Wonder Woman

I avoid all things political. This is something WW and I have in common.

But enough is enough.

We could use someone dedicated to fighting for right in the current political climate. Someone who doesn’t shudder and hide when a violent act of terror is rained on innocent people. Someone whose motives serve others rather than themselves.

She won’t stand up and push to pass new laws that infringe on the rights of citizens. No call to ban guns (although she doesn’t need them to fight crime – lucky her) from WW. It’s not in her nature to look at the victims and make some statement about their guilt or innocence.

We’re all guilty of something. No one deserves to be gunned down in the middle of a night out.

It would be nice to have a leader who stood up and said, “This has to stop.”

If only we could dial up the Justice League or The Avengers.

But then the media would scream about vigilante justice.

But where is the justice for these terrorists? Who will stop them from spreading terror?

I vote Wonder Woman.

If only she weren’t just a fictional character.

What do you think?

At the Mall with Wonder Woman

Welcome to What Would Wonder Woman Do, my new Thursday blog series. Some might claim that Wonder Woman and I are pretty close to the same person.

I mean born in 1966 and all.

But when it comes to shopping, Wonder Woman and I might not do the mall together.

What We Like

This is where WW and I don’t see eye to eye.

I like browsing through all the racks. And if they’re handing out free makeup application lessons, I’m in.

Sure, I’d like to buy into her line, “Why would you cover up your natural beauty?” but I’m not getting any younger.

Even though we both were born in 1966, WW hasn’t aged a day. Those comic writers keep her looking wrinkle-free and lithe.

Or maybe that’s her amazing (Amazonian?) genetics?

It seems we both tend to be from the “get in, get what you need and get out” school of shopping. If I don’t have a list to follow, I will either buy everything that’s on sale or nothing at all.

What We Don’t Like

Manequins. Those things are beyond creepy.

Pushy salespeople who say anything to get you to buy their products. I mean, why choose between Cinnamon and Cranberry? Buy both lipsticks because you’ll get 50 percent off your third item.

Perfume being sprayed in our face. Talk about making me sneeze. Even walking through a cloud of it and the toxicity gives me an instant headache.

Rude people who want to ruin the experience. They can cut you off, slam you with their bags, stomp on your toes or walk up to the register like you haven’t been waiting patiently for your turn.

And then there’s the Parking

I can be directionally challenged.

You know how you can press a button on your key fob and your car chirps? This feature was designed for me. Seriously. Why? Because I have been known to
1. Walk down several rows of vehicles looking for my car
2. Try to open a car that looks like mine but is actually NOT.

In the video, WW uses her Amazonian strength to move the idiot blocking the parking garage. I wish. Believe me laying on the horn doesn’t get the same results.

And you can bet she can find her vehicle without a problem. An invisible jet? And I wander aimlessly like a blind person now.

In short, WW can take me to the mall and handle all the rude people, but I think she’d better wait in the car. Or is that an invisible jet?

How do you picture a Wonder Woman trip to the shopping mall? Or maybe she’s a mega-store sort of shopper.