Fight Harder

The best thing I’ve read about the election. Time to dust ourselves off. There’s work to be done.

The Green Study

canstockphoto5811625At midnight, I woke up and checked the election results and began to cry. My first thought was about the conversation I’d have to have with my daughter in the morning. She stood by me as I proudly filled in the circles on my ballot. Like many of my friends and family, we were optimistic that the world might look different in the morning.

It does look different this morning. It looks like misogyny and racism and anti-intellectualism are now the colors that this country flies. How could it not look like that? Somebody’s drunk uncle just got elected president.

I got caught up in the news cycles, the Tweets, the demoralizing nature of these campaigns. My heart sank when I realized that what I had believed about my country was not true – that we were kinder, braver and smarter than we are.

It’s a wake up call. For…

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6 responses to “Fight Harder

  1. I don’t think rioting in the streets is making our side look good, though.

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  2. I thought in today speech HC did a good job of emphasizing the importance of the fighting spirit.

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  3. Germany is smirking at us right now.

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