Joy Behar, the preposterously ignorant gasbag and cohost of “The View,” recently bemoaned the fact that Russia’s attack on Ukraine might deter her from a long-planned trip to Italy. After expressing concern for the Ukrainian people, Behar said: “Yeah, I’m scared of what’s gonna happen in Western Europe, too. You know, you just, you plan a trip, you wanna go there. I’ve wanted to go to Italy for four years and I haven’t been able to make it because of the pandemic, and now this, you know? It’s like, who’s gonna, what’s gonna happen there?”
Any decent person’s heart must bleed for Behar, though I doubt Russia will also attack Italy anytime soon.
One wonders what Behar would have said if she were alive in other times of war and strife. I’m guessing if she was around circa 1942 she would have told anyone who would listen, “Yeah, I’m just devastated. I was planning to vacation in Paris this summer. But now, it’s like, are all the shops even open, you know?”
Had she been alive in 1863, she probably would have stated, “I really wanted to go to Gettysburg for the Fourth of July, but now, like, who would wanna go there? I mean, it’s just been ruined for me.”