Excellent Blog from my favorite progressive writer about what the Trump presidency means for our society. I hope you will read this thoughtful blog post and go to his page to read more of his musings.
It’s really happening, and it’s exactly what some 63 million Americans, including some of my friends and family members, asked for. Donald Trump is days away from taking the oath of office to become President of the United States.
Like many of the nearly 73 million Americans who didn’t vote for Trump (almost 66 million for Hillary Clinton plus seven million third-party votes), I’ve struggled since election day to accept the electoral college result, which handed a billionaire (?) real estate mogul, branding genius (?), reality (?) TV host, serial braggart, crude misogynist, unabashed attention hog and stubbornly ignorant, humility-averse, lie-spewing Twitter addict with no government experience or discernible political acumen the most important and powerful office in the world. I have yet failed to wrap my head around the fact (is that still a legal word?) that so many people were willing to trade in the moral compasses that have served them well for a lifetime for cheap…
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