Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Last Sunday I went to see the documentary movie "RBG" which tells the story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
What a woman! The movie told her whole life story and how she became such an advocate for the rights of women and minorities. I didn't realize what a wonderful marriage she had before her husband passed away in 2010. They were a perfect match, he was gregarious, outgoing and down right funny. She was shy and quiet and thoughtful. He was a well respected lawyer in his own right but that didn't get in the way of his support for her career from the time they met in college all the way to her nomination to the highest court in the land.
Here is something that surprised me. I met a friend at the theater and we decided to just purchase our tickets at the door because I didn't think this particular movie would draw much of a crowd. Well we got there and found it was almost sold out. The attendant even said that it's been very popular. That made me feel good. After all, I live in what we Americans call a "Red State". The popularity of the "Notorious RBG" must cross all party lines.