I don’t like politics

I don’t like politics. But this year, I paid attention. The news coverage of Donald Trump’s bigotry, racism, sexism, islamophobia, ableism, narcissism, and bullying made me (as well as most others who could care less about politics) pay attention… I’m a naturalized citizen, and I voted for the first time ever… out of fear, I suppose. The fear that Donald Trump could become president of a country I love. And… unfortunately, that fear came true. Many Americans are disappointed, upset, frustrated and emotionally distressed over all that could possibly occur during Trump’s presidency. Thousands of protestors are marching across big cities like Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Portland. How could he possibly win? Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but Trump won due to the magic of the Electoral College. “As messed up as the Electoral College is, we’re likely stuck with it for some time. Your safe state vote might be wasted, or it might even be subverted by rogue electors,” said Andrew Prokop in Why the Electoral College is the absolute worst, explained. I think many of us feel the same as Hillary Clinton said in her concession speech, “This loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it.” Now, The Golden Sun is reporting Canada received over 10 million immigration applications from Americans since Trump was elected president Nov. 9… Here’s a funny Tweet with Canadian recording artist Drake and American comedian and actress Leslie Jones…

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