The Onion – Extremely Disappointed in the recent article posted about the Election and Alzheimer’s

It’s sad to see a classless article written about people with Alzheimer’s! Why do people have no class, no respect and don’t think before they write something like this!

Pls RT! @alzassociation #EndALZ Use social media to respond to @theonion #FAIL http://onion.com/TnDfzH @usagainstalz

I find this very offensive for the 5.4 million people suffering from this disease. In addition, for the millions of caregivers, family members and friends of people suffering from this disease; this is a slap in the face.

Our society would not tolerate this; if they disrespected someone from the military, other disability, etc! It’s not acceptable to disrespect our elders and my Mom, due to Alzheimer’s!!!!

The presidential election is very important and everyone has a right to vote! You may not understand the conversation with someone with Alzheimer’s; that just because you are not living in their reality and you have no right to disrespect their opinion.

Every employee at this company should DEMAND that their leadership remove this post! It’s tasteless and if you have/had a love one with this disease; you would not appreciate it either. The person that wrote the article, the editor and entire leadership team should write a public apology.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/lyndon-johnson-pulls-ahead-in-poll-of-nations-alzh,29920/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=standard-post:headline:default

BOCA RATON, FL—A survey of the nation’s Alzheimer’s patients conducted Sunday by Public Policy Polling indicates that Lyndon Johnson now holds a comfortable 8-point lead in the 2012 presidential race, having pulled ahead of candidates Hubert Humphrey, Adlai Stevenson, Mitt Romney, and Gen. George S. Patton. “I’m voting for Lyndon Johnson this year,” said poll respondent Marjorie Halter, adding that she cast a ballot for Gregory Peck in the last election, and that she intends to vote for the Democratic ticket again this November. “I think Johnson and [Halter’s son] Doug will make a really strong team.” According to the poll, a full 14 percent of Alzheimer’s patients are still undecided, and could very well end up voting for former Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu if she does well in Tuesday’s debate.

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About Richard Kenny

My Mom has Alzheimer's and I help my Dad with caregiving!
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