It’s always the worst when you have to feel bad for rich and powerful people, but I feel bad for Chris Pratt right now. He reacted to news of Kevin Smith’s heart attack with some nice tweets, including tweets saying he would be praying for Smith. I don’t know how many people went after him, but The Wrap has a cross section of folks attacking Pratt for expressing his prayerful intentions.
“If you aren’t a liberal when you’re young, you have no heart, but if you aren’t a middle-aged conservative, you have no head.”
This quote is sometimes attributed to Winston Churchill. I don’t know if he said it, but the origins of the quote can actually be traced to France in the 1800s; the true provenance of it is unknown. Regardless of who said it, it’s a quote I’ve thought about a lot.
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