And what a contender! That’s Samantha Foss, the 19-year-old daughter of billionaire Donald Foss, the founder and former CEO of auto loans company Credit Acceptance. Samantha, who was raised with all of the luxuries and benefits one would expect the youngest child of a tycoon to receive nonetheless took the podium at his funeral service and spent her oration insulting, denouncing, and trashing her father in front of mourners. Her money line: “You’ll never be what you could have been, but only what you are — and what you are is a racist, misogynistic, xenophobic, Trump-loving, cis, straight white man.”
Translation: “I am a spoiled, rude, ungrateful, narcissist offspring from Hell, and you must have been a terrible father, because look at the monster you raised.”
I don’t care what Dad’s faults were, real or imagined. Samantha took her father’s money (she’s attending Oglethorpe College in Brookhaven, Georgia, where tuition tops $57,000 per year) while accepting his care and the benefits of his name. Will she refuse to accept what he left her in his will? Of course not! She’s just a virtue-signaling, selfish creep. She can denigrate her father in many ways and in all sorts of venues, but not at his funeral, because all that accomplishes is ruining the opportunity of Foss’s friends and other family members to honor him, say farewell, and live by the Golden Rule (it was Yogi Berra who said, “You gotta go to friends’ funerals, or else they won’t come to yours.”)
In large part due to being wildly self-obsessed (as all those who want to be called “Them/They” as she does, to which I say, “Bite us”), Samantha somehow was under the impression that the funeral service was about her, saying in part,
“Dad, please know that I am grateful, and highly aware of what you have done for this family, [but] I still don’t miss you. When you died, I felt like there was a hole. I missed something, but it wasn’t you. It was the idea of what you could [have] become. I missed being able to hope and wish that one day you’d turn a corner and see the world from my perspective…You are everything I aspire not to be and I refuse to stand up here and sing the praises of a man who is the paradigm of white supremacy … I swear to God, I will make this world a better place. Not at all because of you, but in exact opposition to you.”
Heh. Yeah, you sound grateful, kid. How original that a teenager thinks her parents should see the world from her perspective! Has no one explained to you how black woman that making a fool of herself in public and acting like a mega-jerk does nothing to derail the assumptions of white supremacists? Think about it. As for the chances that someone who can’t even manage to give an ethical funeral speech for her father will make the world a better place, I rate them as “slim.” And I’m being nice.
Ranting against the deceased at anyone’s funeral is signature significance for someone who is cruel, arrogant and vicious to the core. I wouldn’t hire her; I wouldn’t trust someone who made a funeral speech like that mail my water bill. Someone also has to explain to me how racist Foss could be if Samantha exists; you might notice that she is bi-racial. Others who have some explaining to do: Oglethorpe College, which clearly doesn’t know how to educate civilized human beings; those in charge of the funeral (I would have dragged her off stage); the others in the audience (all slugs, apparently, since nobody stood up and told her to say something nice or shut up), and whoever it was who applauded that disgraceful performance. (You can hear them and part of Samantha’s infantile bile here.)
But again, on the bright side, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Joy Behar and actress Sarah Porkalob (who seems like someone Samantha should room with) now have some real competition for Asshole of the Year.
Pointer: Other Bill