I am usually reluctant to include anything controversial in this blog, but I made an exception for KONY2012 because I felt strongly that he must be stopped.
Because of recent press coverage of Jason Russell’s melt-down, I feel I need to state that I still absolutely and completely support the cause he has brought to everyone’s attention. I can understand how 80 million (and still growing) people seeing his film which was meant for so many less to see could drive him to fall apart. The film is all about him and his son as well as calling attention to KONY. I hope you will continue to offer him your support, as I do. He needs time to adjust and accept that what he has done has an impact he couldn’t predict. All he wanted to do was call attention to KONY…he’s succeeded beyond anything he could have expected when he aired the film. Please offer him your thoughts and prayers for his health…both mental and physical. I think that KONY2012 needs him and that he will return from this setback with renewed strength and conviction.
Jason, know that we are with you.