I could hardly agree more with this petition on the Obama administration’s We the People website, which asks the administration to shut down the petition website because, in reality, it’s a colossal joke that offers nothing more than the illusion — obvious to everyone, of course — that they actually give a damn.
Since the White House never actually responds to any petitions in sincerity (like letting the one man whose job it is to oppose marijuana to respond to the marijuana legalization initiative, or having the head of the TSA respond to why we can’t de-fund the TSA) we should immediately de-fund and dismantle the White House petition website.
In recent days it has become a mockery with petitions for secession from almost every state, and cities wishing to de-secede in such events.
We ask Barack Obama to admit that this is a mockery of democratic process and immediately dissolve this joke of a website.
I’m not going to bother signing it because that would only duck into the punch. So please, people, stop asking me to sign these petitions. They do nothing but give you the illusion that you’re actually doing something about a problem.