“I don’t need to hear any of your bullshit rationales. I’m in it now. I’m compromised. But I won’t, I will not have my children living in a house where dealing drugs, and hurting people and killing people is shrugged off as ‘shit happens.’”
“With all of these Walt Whitman references, it’s not hard to imagine that perhaps Walter has been taking cues from the poem “Song of Myself” throughout this season and it would perhaps give better insight to his actions. “Song of Myself,” a poem found in “Leaves of Grass,” is a celebration of self — as an omniscient, universal form of self. By all means, I am no Whitman scholar or expert, but after reading this poem, it seems prescient in Walter’s actions this season. Let’s take a look at some of the lines, shall we?