So, the goodness I thought would reign didn’t manifest, and the people chose darkness.
They chose hate, fear, misogyny, and it’s the first time a known sexual predator was elected to the highest office in America.
We are lower than we’ve been since John F Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassinations.
Healthcare – such as it is – will be repealed, and people won’t be covered for pre-existing conditions. Women’s rights – even the right to vote – risk decimation.
Supreme Court justices who are anything but just will be installed, and America will not get over this ruination.
President Obama barely got us out of the hell President George W. Bush got us all into, but at least we were making progress.
The bully elect will knock down and crush the building blocks so painstakingly erected over these last 8 years of a do-nothing Congress, that America also saw fit to continue.
I am bereft, bewildered, and sad for my fellow Americans, especially us women, and for the children who will wonder why we did this to them.
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2 thoughts on “Living Nightmare”
Thanks for your comment, Kat. I guess there’s some consolation that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but it means our process sucks if she didn’t also win the Presidency. I feel they should be one in the same.
We all are a bit shell shocked, aren’t we? I guess we knew that the risk was there but it seems like we didn’t think it would actually happen.
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